Skipton Building Society pensions manager Caroline Eastwood scooped the Pensions Manager of the Year accolade at PP’s Women in Pensions Awards. She tells Holly Roach about her success.
As The Pensions Regulator’s consultation on investment governance guidance closes, Holly Roach looks at the industry’s response.
Investors have expressed concern over the volume of fossil fuel giants still ignoring the Paris Agreement climate pledges.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents were split over which political party would be best for pensions.
Holly Roach talks to LGIM’s Emma Douglas, who scooped the Pensions Woman of the Year award and the Lifetime Achievement accolade at PP’s Women in Pensions Awards
AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has partnered with the Asset Management Exchange (AMX) platform, adding an initial long-term credit fund with more than $1bn (£806m) of assets in the fund.
This week’s top stories included The Pensions Regulator launching a prosecution against the director of a professional trustee firm, and the regulator approving five master trusts.
NEST has selected two fund managers it will use to invest in private credit, enabling its members to benefit from the private markets investments.
Experts have called on the industry to personalise pension communications and expand auto-enrolment (AE) to all workers ahead of the fifth Pension Awareness Day on Sunday.
Legal & General (L&G) has entered into an agreement with US law firm Locke Lord for a £35m buyout of UK-based Edward Wildman Palmer pension scheme.
Rothesay Life has completed £3.7bn of bulk annuity transactions so far in the second half of this year, according to its latest trading update.
Retirement confidence is on the rise, with more than half of savers yet to retire feeling they will be able to do so comfortably, according to research by Aegon.
Almost all UK defined benefit (DB) schemes (92%) have set clear long-term funding targets, with most focused on buyout or self-sufficiency, according to Aon.
Muse Advisory has refreshed its management structure with four senior promotions.
Scottish Widows has launched its standard annuity onto the open market to sit alongside its existing enhanced annuity.
The Centre for Social Justice has proposed raising the state pension age to 75 by 2035, despite a slowdown in mortality improvements. Holly Roach reports
Faced with greater regulatory requirements, trustees must truly get to grips with all of their responsibilities, argues David Harris.
Just Group is exploring a defined benefit (DB) de-risking partnering approach as part of the development of a capital light fee business, according to its half-year results.
NHS Employers has published guidance for employers to support staff affected by the pension taxation issues.
The majority of pension schemes that are using a long-term funding target are focused on self-sufficiency, Aon research has revealed.
A businessman is to be prosecuted by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for failing to reveal information about companies he owns or runs.
Mid-life support for employees can be a win-win scenario for both employees and employers, according to the Centre for Ageing Better.
Nearly 4,000 members of the Armed Forces Pension Schemes breached their annual tax-free pensions savings limit in 2017/2018, a freedom of information (FOI) request has revealed.
The University and College Union (UCU) has rejected a call from university employers that would have forced the union to ban strike ballots over pensions for two years.
Boris Johnson's mooted income tax reforms would create a double-edged sword whereby income tax winners would become pension tax relief losers, according to research by Aegon.
The top stories this week were the High Court's decision to block the £12bn annuity transfer from Prudential to Rothesay Life, and a separate court ruling that 'raises the bar' for pension rectification exercises.
Guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) equalisation has soared to the top of pension schemes' to-do lists, with 58% stating it is a priority project, research from Equiniti has revealed.
Professional Pensions is holding its defined contribution (DC) conference on 4 September.
One in five defined benefit (DB) schemes are in The Pension Regulator's (TPR) weakest two categories, analysis by Hymans Robertson has revealed.
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has been selected as the first index manager for the Asset Management Exchange's (AMX) passive funds.
Nearly nine million employees aged 45 and over are "sleep-walking" into retirement, unaware of how much they need to save, according to research from Aviva.
The Greene King Pension Scheme has appointed XPS Pensions as its actuarial and investment adviser following a competitive tender process.
NEST has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking all of its 8 million members' pension pots with it.
More than 8,000 investment fraud reports have been made so far this year, more than double the amount in the same period last year, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.
LCP research reveals global active equity fees have fallen for yet another year, while corporate bond fees are on the rise. Holly Roach looks at the findings.
KGC Associates' administration survey revealed the industry thinks administration is not taken seriously. Holly Roach looks at the survey findings.
More women are working in the industry but there is still a way to go, particularly at the senior level. In this roundtable, panellists discuss how to achieve a better gender balance
The majority of this week's Pensions Buzz respondents agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) proposal to ban contingent charging on defined benefit (DB) transfer advice.
Medicash has transferred its defined benefit (DB) scheme to TPT Retirement Solutions' DB Complete master trust, improving the security of member's benefits.
Royal London's new business pension sales fell by 4% over the course of a year primarily due to a slowdown in defined benefit (DB) transfers, the firm's half year results reveal.
Cosan Consulting has launched an outsourced trustee executive support service to provide support independent from all other current provision.
Professional Pensions is holding its Fiduciary Management Focus on 9 October.
The investment portfolios of consolidators could be more resilient to market shocks than the typical insurer portfolio, latest research by Redington reveals.
Analytical services company Camradata has published a white paper investigating defined contribution (DC) investment options and market challenges for investors.
Five million pension savers could be putting their retirement pots at risk to scammers, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) warn as part of their latest ScamSmart campaign.
The Plumbing and Mechanical Services (UK) Pension Scheme has completed its 2017 valuation, calculating scheme assets were enough to cover 102% of its liabilities.
Prudential Insurance Company of America (PICA) has launched a reinsurance counterparty, lending support to insurers that account for more than 90% of the UK pension risk transfer market.
Framework is needed now to help remedy the age-related differences in public service pension schemes. Virginia Burke looks at what administrators can do.