Top stories

Webb calls for flat rate 30% tax relief

Steve Webb has called for an overhaul of tax relief on pension contributions that would see a flat 30% rate introduced and the lifetime allowance axed.

16 Apr 2014 | 11:37 


deVere Group launches workplace savings arm

deVere Group has launched a dedicated workplace advice division which will provide whole of market advice to current and former employees of larger businesses.

16 Apr 2014 | 11:00

2020 Trustees buys Alexander Forbes Trustee Services

Alexander Forbes Trustee Services has been acquired by 2020 Trustees, a Manchester based independent trustee firm.

15 Apr 2014 | 17:41

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Naomi Rainey talks to Margaret Snowdon about industry plans to tackle liberation fraud

IBM Watson supercomputer

IBM High Court case: Waltz fails to impress judge

Naomi Rainey looks at the latest in the fight over DB closures


VPAG for victory

Jack Jones looks at former Visteon workers' five year campaign against Ford


ETFs: Opening up untapped asset classes

Natasha Browne examines pension scheme appetite for exchange-traded funds

Pensions Buzz


Buzz: Letting savers cash in pots undermines CDC

Almost half of Buzz respondents said letting defined contribution (DC) savers take their pots in cash would undermine plans to introduce collective DC.

Case studies and backgrounds


Case Study: Get on board the Cheviot Trust bus

Naomi Rainey looks at the master trust’s approach to defined contribution investment


iTrustees: How tablet technology revolutionised a board

Do iPads have a place on trustee boards? Natasha Browne talks to David Hewitson, Rexam’s pensions finance and investments controller

Stock market

Using strategic beta to de-risk

Natasha Browne looks at how the Schroders Retirement Benefit Scheme used the strategy



The Guide to Scheme Investment

Finding investment solutions for the pensions crisis


DC and Auto-enrolment: September 2012

How partnerships are helping employers deal with auto-enrolment


The Guide to Risk Reduction

How to reduce risk in volatile markets

Pensions library


Achieving better member outcomes - A practical guide to DC pensions

Shedding light on the key challenges, the Aon Hewitt guide helps you identify what you are trying to achieve for your DC members and deliver a positive impact on their outcomes. The guide examines the current situation and existing challenges, and suggests potential solutions, with clear action points for employers and trustees.


How smart is Smart Beta?


John Brown, Senior VP and Head of Global Client Development at INTECH Investment Management discusses whether or not ‘Smart Beta' is genuinely smart, and if it is really beta.

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