Guy Opperman has indicated his support for a fresh pensions commission as the government seeks to understand how to progress pensions policy in a wide range of areas.
Schemes are too focused on outcomes when assessing governance, when this may be a result of circumstance not skill. James Phillips looks at whether governance needs more of a framework.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will continue to change under the helm of Charles Counsell as it rolls out more of its TPR Future programme and develops a long-term strategy, he has said.
Panellists at an industry roundtable discuss their need for more clarity and balance from the regulator. James Phillips reports
The £9bn Merseyside Pension Fund (MPF) has pledged £30m of scheme assets to a private direct lending fund designed to support small businesses and the UK economy.
Six asset managers have been praised for their "exceptional transparency" in reporting transaction costs and charges to clients including pension schemes.
The Court of Appeal has dismissed ITV's appeal against a financial support direction (FSD) issued by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) in a long-running case over the Box Clever Pension Scheme.
Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds must set investment objectives after the competition watchdog expanded those caught by its market investigation, but more clarity is needed, Hymans Robertson has said.
Membership of occupational pension scheme membership has risen to a record high of 45.6 million people as of the end of last year, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Following Rolls-Royce's record buyout earlier this month, James Phillips speaks to some of the key players about the process.
NEST will work with RepRisk and Sustainalytics to identify emerging ESG risks and screen out certain assets from its members' portfolios, the master trust has announced.
Contributions are no longer sufficient to meet regular payments for three-quarters of small- to medium- sized defined benefit (DB) schemes, Buck analysis finds.
Improved diversity on master trust boards can enable greater understanding of wider socioeconomic circumstances, argues James Phillips.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has joined a coalition of 88 investors to demand companies disclose more information on environmental impact.
Greater incentives are needed to encourage institutional investors, including pension funds, to invest in such a way to help prevent climate change, investment experts have argued.
Legal & General Reinsurance (L&G) has launched what it claims is the UK's first pension risk transfer (PRT) execution platform to be driven by blockchain technology.
The majority of schemes are now using cashflow-driven investment (CDI) strategies as closures drive up the number of pensioners, AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) research finds.
Independent Trustee Services (ITS) has become a fully independent firm after undertaking a management buyout from Mercer.
Aviva has split its life and general insurance business arms as part of a bid to make the company simpler and boost its competitiveness.
Trustees must have a "clear view" of the increasing number and sophistication of security risks, the Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) says as it launches guidance on cyber-security.
Arcadia has postponed votes on its seven company voluntary arrangement (CVA) proposals in order to "conduct further dialogue with a few landlords" in a bid to save the business from collapse.
The Rolls-Royce UK Pension Fund (RRPF) has insured benefits for around 33,000 pensioners in a record-breaking buyout with Legal & General (L&G).
AE has had 'truly staggering' impact
Liabilities slashed by £1.2bn