Protecting Defined Benefit Pension Schemes

The long awaited White Paper on DB pension schemes was published by the DWP on 19 March 2018, over a year after the Green Paper in February 2017. Usually a White Paper sets out decisions that have been taken but this one proposes more consultation during 2018 on the powers of the Pensions Regulator, scheme funding and […]

DWP Green Paper Feb 2017

Is there a DB pensions crisis?

No, according to the Pensions Regulator in their contribution to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Green Paper on “Security and Sustainability in Defined Benefit Pension Schemes”, published at the end of February 2017. “The available evidence does not appear to support the view that these pensions are generally unaffordable for employers. While DB […]