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
Financier Edmund Truell believes he can protect British Steel benefits. Michael Klimes examines the details
Marc Haynes asks what we have learned from the recent crisis affecting property funds.
What impact will current events have on the amount of money government spends on pensions? Charlotte Moore finds out
Professional Pensions speaks to Santander UK director of pensions Antony Barker about how his fund achieved record returns in June and the road ahead for scheme investment and the economy at large.
While schemes are aware of pension liberation the issue of facility takeover fraud also needs attention says Rob Saville.
Brian Spence asks what DB trustees should do in the aftermath of the referendum result.
Brexit has created uncertainty around GMP equalisation. PP finds out why
Alex Davey looks at concerns raised about smart beta products.
Andy Mills outlines how appointing a scheme secretary can help trustee boards.
Cases such as BHS are making the regulator consider its enforcement tools. Michael Klimes investigates
SPP president Hugh Nolan tells Helen Morrissey how the body can provide a truly independent voice to help the industry navigate through difficult times.
Robust in-house administration agreements are important in ensuring good quality service, says Carly Rees.