Professional Pensions | 15 Jul 2014 | 12:43 |
Third-party administrators (TPAs) will be regulated as data processors under new rules being drafted by the European Union – a move that is set to significantly increase the amount of ‘push back’ onto trustees.
The fifth annual Kim Gubler Administration Fee Survey finds smaller schemes are paying many times more per member for their admin than their larger counterparts. Helen Morrissey looks at the data to find out why.
Professional Pensions | 11 Jul 2014 | 13:59 |
The first open standards electronic pension transfer has occurred between Cranfords and Hargreaves Lansdown.
Professional Pensions | 11 Jul 2014 | 11:26 |
Guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) reconciliation has been on the agenda for most contracted out defined benefit (DB) schemes for some time now. But with the end of contracting out less than two years away the issue has taken on a new urgency.
Professional Pensions | 10 Jul 2014 | 13:44 |
Pensions BIB has published the first draft of its pensions and payroll data standard, PAPDIS, for consultation.
Professional Pensions | 03 Jul 2014 | 12:46 |
We are looking to complete a list of the top smartphone and tablet apps for trustees and pension professionals and need your help!
Professional Pensions | 02 Jul 2014 | 13:07 |
The Royal Lancaster Hotel Retirement Benefits Plan has appointed Goddard Perry to provide it with actuarial, administration and consulting services.
Professional Pensions | 26 Jun 2014 | 05:44 |
A service that rates auto-enrolment (AE) schemes has been launched to target small and medium-sized employers (SMEs) late to the market.
Professional Pensions | 24 Jun 2014 | 11:17 |
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has widened a probe into schemes with poor record keeping practices after its research found many were failing to meet its targets.
Professional Pensions | 19 Jun 2014 | 17:59 |
Barnett Waddingham has reported a doubling in defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) transfer requests following this year’s Budget announcement.
Professional Pensions | 19 Jun 2014 | 13:23 |
Many workers who delay taking their company pension are missing out on increases to their state pension because of administrative failings, warn legal experts.
Professional Pensions | 12 Jun 2014 | 12:15 |
PensionsFirst has rebranded as RiskFirst to take advantage of opportunities within the insurance sector.
Professional Pensions | 27 May 2014 | 13:07 |
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has launched a consultation looking at error measurement and how it is being approached and reported across the industry.
Professional Pensions | 19 May 2014 | 14:06 |
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