Editor's message: With the ageing population and concerns that many people will have insufficient funds for their retirement, the subject of pensions and pensions saving has gained prominence recently. While workplace pensions have long been the main-stay of the employee benefits package, employers that offer generous pension packages can use them to help attract and retain staff.
Even if your organisation did not, historically, offer a workplace pension, it is likely that your employees are now members of a scheme as a result of pensions auto-enrolment.
There is an ongoing shift from defined-benefit towards defined-contribution schemes. The size of the pension that an employee can expect to receive on retirement is much harder to predict with a defined-contribution scheme.
Clio Springer, senior employment law editor
The Government consults on reforms to defined-benefit pension schemes.
Updated to include information on the Government's consultation on the security and sustainability of defined-benefit pension schemes.
The Government has launched a consultation into the future viability of defined-benefit pension schemes.
Firefighters have lost their claim that the introduction of the 2015 Firefighters' Pension Scheme was discriminatory.
No matter who the employer is and how much scrutiny they are under, calculating bonuses can be problematic. We round up five employment law cases where the employer made a bonus mistake.
The Government consults on proposals to improve the pensions auto-enrolment process for new employers who become subject to auto-enrolment duties during 2017.
Large private businesses, including the likes of John Lewis, Arcadia and Virgin Atlantic, should have to follow the same corporate governance requirements as public listed companies, according to MPs.
Pensioners' incomes are now higher than those of working age, according to a report from the Resolution Foundation.
Unmarried partners of occupational pension scheme members should be eligible for survivor pension benefits, regardless of whether or not they have been nominated, following a judgment on 8 February at the Supreme Court.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to pensions.