Charlotte Moore assesses the potential pension cost of the UK leaving The Pension Scheme of European Officials.
While it can be difficult to isolate the impact that ESG factors have on the performance of credit instruments, the research is becoming hard to ignore, finds Helen Morrissey
In her final editor's comment Helen Morrissey says the one constant in pensions has been change.
The upcoming general election is an opportunity to put forward a bolder pension policy says Hilary Salt.
Research from Hermes Investment Management shows a clear relationship between environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials and performance from a credit perspective.
Darren Redmayne and Paul Houghton look into upcoming changes to how IAS19 is to be applied.
An LCP report shows current fund charging strategies do not serve schemes well. Helen Morrissey looks at the issue
While credit is currently looking expensive Sorca Kelly-Scholte believes it still has a role to play in pension scheme portfolios
Nikesh Patel discusses the perils of over diversification in scheme portfolios
Claire Southern looks at the issues trustees must be aware of around cyber-security
Altaf Kassam looks at how schemes can make their growth portfolio work harder
Origo has announced a new governance structure to provide a clear distinction between its 'standards and governance' services and operational services such as its £100bn Options Transfers service.
Paul Traynor says UK schemes can learn a lot from the overseas experience of scheme consolidation
Steve Cook, Chris Perryman and John Bates look at managing liquidity in emerging market corporates
Lydia Fearn says we need to tap into the emotions of saving to boost engagement
LISA is here and we have to deal with it. Helen Morrissey says the pensions industry needs to start communicating.
Mike Ramsey reflects on the government's Green Paper.
Helen Morrissey gauges industry reaction to TPR's investment guidelines for defined benefit schemes
Helen Ball discusses the importance of proper business planning for pension schemes
Jonathan Crowther and Sebastien Proffit say schemes need to prepare their portfolios to deal with increased cashflow requirements.
Anna Copestake says trustees must think carefully about acting as trustees in their own name.
Andrew Milligan says that while there are positive signs for global growth there is still much uncertainty
Mel Duffield says savers should think carefully before deciding to choose a LISA over a pension.
The state pension triple lock is too expensive to keep long term according to Pensions Buzz respondents.
Mark Whitehead looks at what we can expect from the triggering of Article 50.
Chris Connelly wants the pensions dashboard debate to move away from legislation towards contents and practicalities
Last year put geopolitical risk on the map for pension schemes. Charlotte Moore looks at how this can affect their portfolios
Helen Morrissey looks at what the auto-enrolment review needs to focus on.
David Brooks says consolidation is not the only option for DB schemes
Catherine Howarth looks at what issues the auto-enrolment consultation should focus on
John Dickson has been appointed senior partner at Hymans Robertson.
Vince Childers thinks DC schemes should take a look at real assets.
Finding out what protections are in place for DC assets is not straightforward, finds Helen Morrissey
Robin Ellison says we need a change in HMRC's approach to dealing with pension tax issues
Capita Employee Benefits has appointed Akash Rooprai as head of pensions risk management.
Credit markets face challenges but there are opportunities for schemes finds Lynn Strongin Dodds
Baroness Ros Altmann says care must be taken that the introduction of LISAs does not detract from pension saving
Last week I was up in Edinburgh at the PLSA Investment Conference. I attended lots of very useful sessions but I must admit there was one that surprised me.
Helen Morrissey spoke to DB Taskforce chairman Ashok Gupta at the recent PLSA Investment Conference about industry reaction to its recent report
Improving diversity is about delivering improved results rather than being nice to people or being politically correct according to Helena Morrissey.
Greater diversity of thought and approach is needed if schemes are to make the most of the current low return environment.
The relationship between consultants and trustees must become more candid and challenging if real improvements are to be made, according to Redington director of strategy Paul Richards.
If industry-led initiatives to tackle cost transparency do not stand up to scrutiny the FCA will look to regulate.
Tim Sharp says NEST could kick start much needed innovation in the retirement income market
The industry must change its mind-set that consolidation of defined benefit (DB) funds is too difficult, according to DB Taskforce chairman Ashok Gupta.
The potential merger between Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life will give the combined firm the scale to compete effectively in the US.
Richard Butcher says we should accept that pensions are complex while looking to improve them where possible.
The recent Brewster case threw a spotlight on the issue of death benefits for cohabiting couples.