For sponsors in a multi-employer scheme, section 75 debt can be the bane of their operations. James Phillips explores whether DWP's plans to tackle this go far enough
There are increasing concerns pre-pack administrations are being exploited to dump pension schemes into the PPF. Stephanie Baxter explores whether there is systemic misuse and if the regime is ripe for reform
While it can be difficult to isolate the impact that ESG factors have on the performance of credit instruments, the research is becoming hard to ignore, finds Helen Morrissey
Older workers are more likely to opt out of a workplace pension than their younger counterparts. Michael Klimes explores why and how it could be fixed.
A surprise general election is in store in just over month, but battle lines are yet to be drawn. James Phillips explores where pensions sit in the chaos.
The regulator has bared its teeth in two court cases involving failure to hand over information vital for its investigations, resulting in its first convictions. Stephanie Baxter asks if it suggests a shift in attitude
An LCP report shows current fund charging strategies do not serve schemes well. Helen Morrissey looks at the issue
Michael Klimes finds assumptions that use annuities to underpin DC projections may need to be re-examined in light of Freedom and Choice
James Phillips explores how the upcoming judgement in the multi-stranded British Airways case could impact the sector
Longevity hedges have long been considered a hurdle to doing a bulk annuity, but a ground-breaking deal shows it doesn't have to be. Stephanie Baxter looks at why converting swaps into buy-ins is taking off.
Helen Morrissey gauges industry reaction to TPR's investment guidelines for defined benefit schemes
Bad administration processes can lead to contributions being calculated inaccurately and put in the wrong funds. Michael Klimes explores the pitfalls and how to avoid them
As the LISA launches to the public, the industry may need to play a role in ensuring savers get the best possible outcome. James Phillips explores its potential future
Despite a relative calm reaction to the triggering of Article 50, schemes should be braced for a bumpy ride during the coming two years of tough Brexit negotiations. Stephanie Baxter looks at what to watch out for
A second round of IGC reports show most charges have been brought down, but transaction costs remain hard to pin down. Michael Klimes looks at the key findings
Mortality improvements have declined for yet another year, ducking previous estimates. James Phillips explores what this means for pension schemes
Conditional and common data scores will have to be included in scheme returns from next year. Michael Klimes looks at what trustees need to do and if TPR's requirement goes far enough
As the government's review into AE kicks off, how should the policy progress post-staging? James Phillips explores the industry view
Finding out what protections are in place for DC assets is not straightforward, finds Helen Morrissey
A union proposal for Royal Mail to create a risk sharing scheme has brought back the idea of defined ambition. Stephanie Baxter looks at how it would work and if it could set a blueprint for others
The DWP's GMP equalisation methodology is an improvement but questions remain about far it should be applied. Michael Klimes investigates this dilemma
Designing good DC default funds for members can be a difficult and daunting task for trustees. Michael Klimes explores how they can do it
The PPF's plans to impose a new levy model on schemes that cease to have a substantive sponsor have received mixed reactions from the industry, writes Stephanie Baxter
Research suggests trustees have a good understanding of basic charges but are less certain on other costs. Michael Klimes looks at the findings