In 2004, Shlomo Benartzi and Richard Thaler came up with the brilliantly simple idea of Save More Tomorrow, or SMART, plans that used behavioural traits to increase retirement savings.
It did this using automatic deferred salary sacrifice – meaning individuals agree to use a certain proportion of any future pay increases to boost their pension contribution rate. In one firm that...
Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has been dealt a blow in confidence after 18% of shareholders including Railpen Investments (RPMI Railpen) have voted against its remuneration policy.
Lack of an agreed definition of value for money is posing many challenges for the industry. Kristian Brunt-Seymour looks at research by the Pensions Policy Institute which suggests a number of solutions
Protections must be included in the local government pension scheme (LGPS) reforms to prevent the Treasury from influencing the pools’ investment decisions, according to a Lords’ debate.
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2016.