Feature

Funding: The rocky road to self-sufficiency

Professional Pensions | 23 Jul 2014 | 13:14 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Natasha Browne explores the issues scheme trustees face on their journey to self-sufficiency and beyond.

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Briefing: The issues to consider when diversifying DC default funds

Equities still dominate the majority of default funds. Charlotte Moore looks at the issues to consider when diversifying.

Professional Pensions | 16 Jul 2014 | 13:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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ESG: Do we need minimum standards?

Natasha Browne looks at whether ESG products should be standardised.

Professional Pensions | 15 Jul 2014 | 12:56 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Other Feature Articles

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Lessons from Australia (2): The challenges of complexity and lump sum retirement

Jonathan Stapleton hears about the challenges the Australian pensions system is facing from former minister for superannuation Nick Sherry

Professional Pensions | 11 Jul 2014 | 11:47 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Pension funds and the small print of illiquid credit

Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at different strategies for taking advantage of the illiquidity premium.

Professional Pensions | 09 Jul 2014 | 12:10 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Trustee evaluation exercises: A vital part of good governance

Helen Morrissey explains the importance of trustee evaluation exercises

Professional Pensions | 07 Jul 2014 | 14:15 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Will good governance persist beyond the crisis?

Natasha Browne asks whether investors have learnt a lasting lesson on governance.

Professional Pensions | 27 Jun 2014 | 13:04 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Face-to-face guidance: What it should look like

Industry leaders discuss how the government's guidance guarantee should work.

Professional Pensions | 19 Jun 2014 | 10:50 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Self-employed: The people AE is leaving behind

Charlotte Moore looks at how to reach the 4.5 million workers who will not be auto-enrolled.

Professional Pensions | 12 Jun 2014 | 17:45 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Taking an axe to budgets

Pulling the plug on managers

When funds start losing money trustees often look to replace the manager. Lynn Strongin Dodds asks when is the right time to ditch and replace.

Professional Pensions | 27 May 2014 | 13:35 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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PBUK: The paradox of thrift

Con Keating explains why encouraging people to save more might not be the answer.

Professional Pensions | 20 May 2014 | 10:10 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Reducing churn in administration

When a scheme is dissatisfied with its third-party administrator (TPA) it seems to make sense to change provider. However, there are many potential unintended consequences of switching provider which can lead to extra cost and inefficiencies all of which can cause major disruption to the scheme.

Professional Pensions | 14 May 2014 | 16:27 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Pension default funds under the microscope

DC lifestyle funds may be out of date in the post-Budget environment. Charlotte Moore looks at solutions for the industry

Professional Pensions | 08 May 2014 | 14:02 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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A guide to Pensions Stability

 

This guide to Pensions Stability explores the new financial and operational model for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. Pension schemes are still being run with far greater risk than is necessary and there is an opportunity to create a more stable pensions environment for trustees and sponsors.

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Joint institute pensions survey 2014

 

This inaugural survey among 326 members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) asked whether auto-enrolment will deliver on its goals; if contribution rates for employees and employers need to rise; and whether pensions tax relief needs further reform.

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Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards

11 Sep 2014

London, UK

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Defined Contribution Conference 2014

17 Sep 2014

London, UK