Professional Pensions | 26 Jan 2016 | 12:43
More than 60% of trust-based schemes do not provide access to a flexible drawdown facility, suggesting a slow response to the April freedoms, according to Willis Towers Watson.
There is considerable uncertainty over how the new DC governance rules fit in with the existing framework, finds Stephanie Baxter
Professional Pensions | 13 Nov 2015 | 16:33 |
Measuring value for money is difficult because it is completely subjective but there is a way forward, finds Stephanie Baxter
Professional Pensions | 19 Oct 2015 | 09:59 |
Elston Consulting has written guidance to help trustees assess and report on value for money in defined contribution (DC) schemes.
Professional Pensions | 23 Sep 2015 | 12:18 |
The 0.75% charge cap on auto-enrolment default funds does not prevent investors from using active management in volatile sectors where it can add value, says HSBC Global Asset Management.
Professional Pensions | 02 Sep 2015 | 13:03 |
Fraudsters targeting pension pots in the wake of freedom and choice reforms are increasingly linking their efforts to investment scams such as fine wines and overseas property, Citizens Advice has warned.
Professional Pensions | 07 Aug 2015 | 10:02 |
An industry-wide defined contribution (DC) scheme for maritime employers and employees will launch on 1 August, providing full access to the recently-introduced pension flexibilities.
Professional Pensions | 08 Jun 2015 | 12:40 |
Defined contribution (DC) schemes at some of the UK’s biggest companies are speeding up diversification of their default funds, according to a report by Schroders.
Professional Pensions | 01 Jun 2015 | 13:04 |
Firms are rolling out products to help DC schemes adapt to a pensions world of Budget freedoms and a charge cap. Stephanie Baxter asks if they are a panacea and how trustees should choose.
Professional Pensions | 13 May 2015 | 11:07 |
A group of pension schemes have said their biggest challenge is improving engagement with members, in research conducted by the Defined Contribution Investment Forum (DCIF).
Professional Pensions | 01 May 2015 | 13:05 |
BlackRock has launched its first drawdown offering for pension schemes to capitalise on the Budget freedoms introduced earlier this month.
Professional Pensions | 27 Apr 2015 | 13:00 |
Alternative investments can be a good fit for DC but the 0.75% charge cap makes it difficult for schemes to diversify into them. Stephanie Baxter looks at what trustees can do.
Professional Pensions | 24 Apr 2015 | 15:13 |
Prudential has launched a set of multi-asset funds for corporate pension schemes and changed its default lifestyle strategies following the April pension freedoms.
Professional Pensions | 24 Apr 2015 | 12:30 |
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