Professional Pensions | 28 Jan 2015 | 13:04
There is a concerning inconsistency behind the behavioural assumptions underpinning auto-enrolment (AE) and the Budget flexibilities, according to a report.
A Labour peer has attacked the annuity market, claiming it “plays fast and loose” with the regulatory framework.
Professional Pensions | 28 Jan 2015 | 13:01
Employers and trustees must beef up their offerings to help support employees in the post-Budget environment, Pension Quality Mark chairman Adrian Boulding has warned.
Professional Pensions | 28 Jan 2015 | 12:58
The incoming charge for defined contribution (DC) default funds could lead to increased volatility, BlackRock has warned.
Professional Pensions | 28 Jan 2015 | 12:50
Jonathan Stapleton asks three leading DC scheme managers about the changes they are making to DC investment strategies in light of the pension flexibilities and charge cap which will come into force in April.
Professional Pensions | 28 Jan 2015 | 12:45
A growing volume of quotation requests triggered by ‘freedom and choice’ reforms will be the top challenge for administrators in 2015 according to the Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA).
Professional Pensions | 28 Jan 2015 | 12:41
More than 160 employers were issued fixed penalties of £400 last year after The Pensions Regulator (TPR) ramped up the use of its powers for auto-enrolment failures.
Professional Pensions | 28 Jan 2015 | 11:28
The regulator’s ‘second line of defence’ for retirees will be extended to cover trust-based pension scheme members as well those in contract-based arrangements, peers have heard.
Professional Pensions | 28 Jan 2015 | 11:04
The government has abandoned the requirement for defined benefit (DB) members to take regulated advice before transferring a small pot into a defined contribution (DC) scheme.
Professional Pensions | 27 Jan 2015 | 18:04
Sainsbury’s head of pensions John Lovell has been appointed to the newly-created role of group pensions director at Coats from March.
Professional Pensions | 27 Jan 2015 | 13:00
Schemes and providers must consider having a default option for the decumulation stage, according to industry participants at a National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) seminar.
Professional Pensions | 27 Jan 2015 | 12:55
The local government pension schemes (LGPS) for Greater Manchester and London are already eyeing up infrastructure opportunities for their £500m joint venture.
Professional Pensions | 27 Jan 2015 | 12:53
The baby boom generation looks set to sleep walk into retirement as 40% have yet to begin saving into a pension, research shows.
Professional Pensions | 27 Jan 2015 | 12:43
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