Today's Autumn Statement left schemes mulling state pension rises, a boost to exchange traded fund investment and an option to allow scheme members to top up their additional state pension.
A round-up of pensions and investment stories published across the FT Group – from uncertainty over the proposed charge cap, to Greece's demotion to an emerging market.
Trustees are being warned to prepare robust exit contracts to prevent members claiming future benefits if a pension transfer is deemed a scam.
Norfolk Pension Fund underwent third-party benchmarking of its investment management fees earlier this year to ensure value, but has warned against a focus purely on cost over quality.
The Pensions Regulator will make its defined contribution code of practice easier for scheme managers to understand after feedback that the line between pensions law and best practice was not clear enough.
News analysis: Managers of pension schemes that have hybrid elements such as additional voluntary contributions have been urged to investigate the impact of a legislative change that could increase their costs.
Government has outlined proposed legislative modifications to the pensions system including changes to decumulation rules and daily pricing requirements, which could impact current defined contribution and defined benefit schemes.
Transfer companies have set out how pot-follows-member pensions consolidation could work after the government said it was looking at industry initiatives to find a cost and time-efficient implementation.
Video: SJ Berwin's Wyn Derbyshire and Towers Watson's Graham Everness discuss how schemes can prepare for guaranteed minimum pension equalisation prior to expected guidance from the government, in the latest PW Review (5:40).
News analysis: A High Court ruling last week established the Pensions Regulator’s authority to take action against schemes it believes to be fraudulent.