As the issue of DB deficits continues to cause headaches, Charlotte Moore looks at how they can be dealt with.
The regulator is considering a number of ways to raise governance standards and ensure trustees are fit for purpose in the 21st century. Stephanie Baxter looks at what the industry makes of it all.
The 0.75% charge cap is forcing DC schemes to be creative in their investment strategy to generate adequate returns for members. One possible approach is factor-based investing, writes Michael Klimes
Percival Stanion takes a look at how global markets have reacted to the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.
The industry is seeking the equalisation of the tax treatment of net pay and relief-at-source arrangements, but will it succeed? Natasha Browne investigates.
Fixed income investors have flocked to emerging market debt to take advantage of higher yields but risks are coming through which could threaten the asset class. Stephanie Baxter reports
Contrary to common belief, getting fund managers to take account of ESG factors is not necessarily out of bounds for smaller schemes. Michael Klimes finds out how trustees can do it.
What questions should trustees be able to answer if they find themselves in front of a select committee?
An appearance in front of the Work and Pensions Committee can be a gruelling experience. Darren Redmayne and Richard Farr give their tips on how to handle it
People are shocked by PP’s revelations that most of the pensions industry is failing to take stock of the financial risks posed by climate change. Stephanie Baxter asks what is going on.
The cost and size of pension deficits are increasing, which has consequences for trustees, company directors and shareholders. Michael Klimes asks if investors are beginning to worry
Charlotte Moore looks at some of the issues that could affect UK schemes as we move towards exiting the European Union
Consolidation within the LGPS points is likely to be replicated across the DB universe in the coming years. Andy Todd looks at what impact this is likely to have.
DWP’s consultation on capping exit charges in occupational schemes has closed. Despite agreement on removing barriers to the freedoms, Michael Klimes finds there will be major administration hurdles.
DB schemes are juggling the need to have sufficient cash to pay out pensions while still generating returns. Helen Morrissey asks if liquidity ladders are the answer
Madeleine Frost looks at the options available to trustees if a mistake is found in scheme rules.
'The 2017 review cannot be ducked'
As more defined benefit schemes experience negative cashflows Dan Mikulskis looks at how this can be managed.
Pension scams have been around a long time but, since the new pensions flexibilities were introduced, they are becoming even more prevalent. Alice Honeywill and Elena O’Leary explain how to avoid scams.
Thomas Nehring says the recent Brexit vote holds valuable lessons for DGF investors.
In a lecture in April, David Pitt-Watson outlined why he believes the finance industry needs reform. PP summarises his key arguments.
MPs have concluded the regulator was not responsible for the collapse of plans to rescue the BHS pension schemes. Michael Klimes examines the report
In May the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted by the European Union, Michael Klimes examines how it will affect UK trustees
Stephen Lowe looks at the support members are likely to need from schemes to help them navigate the complex retirement income market.
The liabilities of DB schemes are often seen as a burden on younger savers, but is this really the case? James Phillips explores the arguments