An agreed definition of value for money would make it easier for members to compare pensions, but it could be difficult as schemes are so different, writes Kim Kaveh.
Some 42% of pension savers think their funds will fall in value as a result of Brexit, with younger savers showing the most concern, according to Aegon.
Now Pensions, Scottish Widows Master Trust, Aspire Savings Trust, and the ITB Pension Funds have been authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
There has been no evidence to suggest that a “significant number” of people have opted out of their pension scheme after the final contribution rate hike, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said.
The PMI has gauged views on whether all schemes should have a mandatory professional trustee. Kim Kaveh looks at the results of its member survey
Legal and General (L&G) Retail Retirement has agreed an introducer agreement within its retirement income division to provide annuities to Prudential customers with guaranteed rates.
Aegon has incorporated ESG into its £19bn TargetPlan defined contribution (DC) default fund for its master trust and group personal pension plan.
Salvus Master Trust’s funds under management have surpassed the £200m as it continues to wait for authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Henry Tapper is often described as Britain’s most controversial pensions blogger. Kim Kaveh meets him on his boat, Lady Lucy, to talk about pensions past, present and future.
Some 96% of trustees are ready for upcoming ESG regulations which will require schemes to agree their approach to responsible investment, according to Hymans Robertson.
Over three quarters (78%) of defined contribution (DC) members feel their pension scheme is not aligned with their values, latest research by Franklin Templeton shows.
The Pensions Management Institute's (PMI) Master Trust Working Group is inviting pension experts to participate in four workstreams to tackle barriers to good service delivery and positive member outcomes.
Willis Towers Watson has published a report looking at DC trends over the past year. Kim Kaveh looks at the findings.
Two-thirds of this week's respondents said their scheme has not yet chosen a method for equalising GMPs.
NEST, Aegon Master Trust, Ensign Retirement Plan, Creative Pension Trust and the Baptist Pension Scheme have been authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories included HM Treasury announcing a consultation on aligning RPI with the housing cost-based CPI, and LEBC's withdrawal from the transfer market.
Melrose Industries has separated one of GKN's two defined benefit (DB) schemes into four sections allocated to the aerospace and automotive segments of the business, according to its half year results.
Cardano has been appointed as fiduciary manager to six further schemes, contributing £1.5bn to its total assets under management.
Punter Southall Aspire has published a report looking at the disparities in DC default fund approaches. Kim Kaveh analyses the data.
As one of the biggest IFA firms withdraws from the transfer market, Kim Kaveh gauges views on whether the move will impact scheme de-risking plans.
Pension experts are urging UK schemes to incorporate social and governance factors into their investments, as research shows European investors do not see the potential long-term returns.
Pension funds could face a dilemma over their fiduciary duties as falls in gilt yields mean they may have to buy securities that are guaranteed to lose money, according to Cambridge Associates.
Trustees and sponsors of UK defined benefit (DB) schemes should consider diversifying their growth portfolios to protect against the possibility of a market crash, according to Cambridge Associates.
Teachers and doctors could have grounds for a legal challenge against the government for age discrimination if they have been moved to a less beneficial pension scheme, Leigh Day says.
PP has compiled a list of what to watch out for over the coming months.
An unnamed London-based employer has been hit with a £350,000 fine from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for failing to fully comply with its pension duties.
XPS Pensions has enhanced its fiduciary management selection service in order to help trustees through initial selection and mandatory re-tendering.
Pi Consulting and IC Select have launched a service to provide advice and support to pension schemes tendering fiduciary management mandates.
The People's Pension, Atlas Master Trust and The Cheviot Trust have been granted authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR), taking the total number of authorised master trusts to 18.
Pension schemes that have not hedged their liabilities could face funding issues as long-dated bond yields have plummeted, industry experts have warned.
Following British American Tobacco's £3.4bn buy-in this month, Kim Kaveh speaks to some of the key players about the process.
SEI Master Trust and National Pension Trust have been granted authorisation, becoming the 14th and 15th master trusts to be given the stamp of approval by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Legal and General (L&G) Retail Retirement has purchased a 100% stake in MyFutureNow - which specialises in pension pot tracing and consolidation - for an undisclosed price.
Planning the journey towards equalised GMPs will make the process more enjoyable than focusing on the timing of reaching the end goal, says Girish Menezes.
Putting together a pension fund can be tricky to tackle, whether you have just set foot into the world of work, or have been working for years and are approaching retirement. Emily McKinnon looks at effective ways of saving for retirement.
An increasing number of people are struggling with their finances. Nick Martindale looks at what employers can do to help their staff with money.
The government is looking to bring forward legislation to give The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) additional powers, including an early resolution function, "in due course".
The government has put forward proposals to review pensions tax relief rules in order to give senior NHS clinicians full flexibility over the amount that they contribute to their pensions.
A recruitment agency and its managing director are to be prosecuted by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) on suspicion of trying to avoid providing staff with a workplace pension.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has issued 937 requests for information under section 72 of the Pensions Act 2004 since its records began in 2010.
The Railways Pension Scheme's Industry Wide Defined Contribution (IWDC) Section and the Aon Master Trust have become the 12th and 13th master trusts to be authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The government and regulators should not wait for the industry to "fail to act voluntarily" to provide value for money in pensions, the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) says.
The Pension Protection Fund won training scheme of the year at PP's inaugural Rising Star Awards. Its chief people officer Katherine Easter tells Kim Kaveh about the lifeboat fund's achievements
This week's top stories include The Pension Superfund's second deal, and British American Tobacco's £3.4bn buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation.
Smart Pension's head of policy and communications says Now Pensions' AE index was propaganda but raises the issue of the long-term effect of charges.
Pensions and investment consultancy Mercer has come under fire after taking 10 months to complete a defined benefit (DB) transfer.
An overwhelming majority of smaller schemes are failing to meet all standards of governance and trusteeship, The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) annual defined contribution survey shows.
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