Blackrock has launched two ESG index funds for defined benefit and defined contribution (DC) schemes in response to growing demand for sustainable investment options.
FTSE 100 employer contributions to defined contribution (DC) schemes have increased from an average of 6.4% in 2018 to 7.1% this year, according to Willis Towers Watson.
Pensions Buzz peers agreed with pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman and former shadow chancellor Ed Balls that now might be the time for a fresh commission.
Rothesay Life completed around £700m of bulk annuity transactions in the first half of 2019, according to its latest trading update.
The journey to endgame for defined benefit (DB) schemes can be just as important on focusing on long-term funding targets, according to Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP).
NEST Insight has teamed up with Invesco to boost its programme of research, publications and events, in order to help address the challenges facing its eight million members.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) is inviting applications for its Pension Quality Mark (PQM), after making changes to the minimum requirements.
Four more master trusts have received master trust authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR), taking the total number of authorised schemes to 10.
Aviva has launched a defined contribution (DC) default investment strategy for its workplace pension clients, incorporating ethical and ESG considerations.
The Pension Protection Fund's member payments officer won administrator of the year at PP's inaugural Rising Star Awards. He tells Kim Kaveh about his successes.
Over half (55%) of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) schemes could buyout with an insurer within the next 10 years, according to Barnett Waddingham.
Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Frank Field has written to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) over its influence on the Universities Superannuation Scheme's (USS) 2017 valuation.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has updated its defined contribution (DC) investment guidance to reflect changes to upcoming ESG regulations, following requests from the industry for further information.
Cases such as The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) recent negotiations with Arcadia are at the top of the watchdog's agenda, its chief executive has told MPs.
Winmark and Barnett Waddingham have released the PensionChair Remuneration Report 2019. Kim Kaveh looks at the key trends.
Auto-enrolment (AE) provider Smart Pension has launched a simplified and standardised two-page annual statement, which members can view on its online app.
Just over a third of women claim they do not have a pension plan compared to 17% of men, a Willis Owen survey has found.
This week's top stories include ITS' management buyout from Mercer, and The Pensions Regulator launching a probe into single-employer defined contribution schemes' default funds.
People retiring in the UK will on average outlive their pension savings by 10 years, according to research by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
The Pension Superfund has told Arcadia's pension scheme trustees that it stands by to "assist the scheme trustees to deliver members into a safe harbour" after the company's rescue deal was approved.
The Aon senior consultant was named mentor of the year at the inaugural Rising Star Awards. She speaks to Kim Kaveh about her successes to date.
The government's auto-enrolment provider NEST is going tobacco-free across all of its investment portfolios after concluding the asset is a "poor investment" for its eight million members.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) have approved amendments to Arcadia Group's company voluntary agreements (CVAs) ahead of a crucial creditors' meeting.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has launched a pilot to ensure single-employer defined contribution (DC) schemes are meeting their legal obligations and properly governing default arrangements.