Editor's message: Occupational pensions have long been the main-stay of the employee benefits package, and now many employees are members of a pension scheme as a result of pensions auto-enrolment (see Auto-enrolment for further information).
The type of pensions that employers provide has been going through a process of change for many years - the shift from defined-benefit to defined-contribution schemes continues in the private sector, while career-average schemes are common for public-sector employees.
Sheila Attwood, managing editor, pay and HR practice
The Government consults on the state pension age beyond 2028.
The Government consults on draft regulations that make changes to the advice requirement for pension scheme members before accessing pension flexibilities.
The Government consults on the requirement to receive independent financial advice in relation to overseas pensions.
Updated to include information on the Government's response to its consultation on reforms to public-sector exit payments.
Updated to include information on the Advocate General's opinion in Parris v Trinity College Dublin and others, concerning a same-sex partner's entitlement to a survivor's pension.
Updated to include details of the House of Commons Work and Pensions Select Committee inquiry into defined-benefit pension funds.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to pensions.