The top three consultants have put together a package of measures designed to increase transparency and competitiveness in the consultancy and fiduciary management markets. Helen Morrissey gets the industry response
David Hutchins looks at the recent FCA interim market study and asks how better value can be delivered to members
Aon Hewitt, Mercer and Willis Towers Watson have joined forces in calling for measures to tackle transparency and competition issues raised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) has partnered with UBS to reduce its default fund's exposure to climate change risk, while attempting to influence corporate change.
The Royal County of Berkshire Pension Fund is set to take a 20% shareholding worth £8.2m in Gresham House alongside plans to invest in the asset manager's new alternative investment fund.
The greatest environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk in a typical defined contribution (DC) default fund is the way businesses are run, a report has found.
The way schemes invest has changed dramatically over the past 20 years in response to a whole raft of challenges. Stephanie Baxter asks if they're in a better place now.
Helen Morrissey looks at pension schemes' experience of investing in the property market during 2016 and asks what they can expect during 2017
Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has launched a global marketplace in a bid to make the investment management industry more efficient and substantially cut scheme costs.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced it will review the Corporate Governance Code, days after MPs called for reforms to protect pension fund members after the BHS collapse.
Darren Philp reacts to the DCIF's report which raised concerns about investment quality and choice in master trusts
Australia's seventh biggest superfund puts ESG issues at the very heart of its investment decision process. Stephanie Baxter takes a look at UniSuper's grown-up strategy
Andrew Milligan takes a look at the macro-economic environment and how it could develop.
Nottinghamshire County Council's pension fund is investing £300m in a new corporate bond mandate to generate cashflow to help meet its infrastructure commitments.
Helen Morrissey says trustees must look beyond total returns to assess whether investment strategies have been a success.
Schemes often look at total investment returns when assessing success. However, a recent paper says other factors should also be taken into account. Helen Morrissey reports
A new index hopes to demonstrate the economic case for annuities in comparison to cash ISAs, equities and drawdown, but is this really possible? James Phillips reports
Asbjørn Trolle Hansen believes investors need to steer clear of making macro calls this year
UK pension trustees still need to meet their scheme objective, and should be taking advantage of their long term investment horizons. Vivek Paul looks at how real assets can be utilised
Inflation is on the rise but how can schemes deal with this? Lynn Strongin-Dodds takes a look at the options.
Increased transparency will not deliver better outcomes for savers in pension schemes says economist John Kay.
Returns from privately held global infrastructure equity over the next 10 to 15 years will exceed average returns from a traditional 60/40 portfolio of stocks and bonds, J.P. Morgan Asset Management forecasts.
Diversified growth funds have been incredibly popular but in order to survive they must adapt to a time where DC will be their fastest growing client base. Stephanie Baxter looks at what the future holds for DGFs
Sorca Kelly-Scholte says schemes need to start looking at making changes to investment strategies as they become cashflow negative.