Defined benefit (DB) schemes that provide GMPs must revisit and, where necessary, top-up historic cash equivalent transfer values (CETVs) that have been calculated on an unequal basis, a landmark court judgment said last week.
Technology platform PensionSync has partnered with quantum employment pioneer My Digital to help contractors and employers manage pensions as more workers do temporary work for multiple firms.
Capita Pensions has partnered with data technology solutions firm Intellica to tackle the GMP equalisation challenges facing pension schemes.
The Hewlett Packard Retirement Benefit Plan has reappointed EQ Paymaster as its third-party administrator (TPA) for five years.
Schemes and their administrators have rightly received much praise for ensuring that pensions have continued to be paid in full and on time during an unprecedented period of disruption.
London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham to transfer pensions administration services following review
The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham is looking to transfer its pensions administration service to a new provider towards the end of 2021, following an independent review.
PRAG updates guidance on cybercrime protection as 43 pension organisations report breaches to ICO over past two years
The Pensions Research Accountants Group (PRAG) has published updated guidance to help trustees protect their schemes from cybercrime.
The government has launched a consultation seeking views on its proposals on how it will continue to provide full indexation of public service pensions, including any GMP element.
Professional Pensions spoke to Diligenta chief executive Daniel Praveen as part of an exclusive series of interviews with some of the finalists and winners of the UK Pensions Awards. This is what he had to say…
Capita has appointed Stuart Heatley as the managing director of its pensions business to succeed Nigel Purveur.
Barnett Waddingham’s Paul Latimer considers the year ahead
Pension administration firm Trafalgar House has been appointed by the Siemens Benefits Scheme and the Siemens Healthineers Benefits Scheme.
While the dashboard timeline needs to be flexible enough to help the least well-prepared schemes get ready, Nigel Peaple says schemes are being constructive and solution-focused.
Alan Casey sets out how schemes can use HMRC GMP listings even where they are riddled with errors
Dalriada Trustees has appointed Minerva Analytics to assess its external asset managers’ ESG, voting and stewardship.
The Hays Pension Scheme has agreed a six-year contract extension with EQ Paymaster to deliver services including GMP equalisation, data cleansing, and address tracing.
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has published follow-up guidance for administrators as they navigate their way out of the Covid-19 lockdown.
As Covid-19 increases the vulnerability of businesses to cyber attacks, Charlie Wedin and Jonathan Hazlett look at key considerations for trustees and pension professionals.
Schemes and administrators have been urged to strengthen their cybercrime resilience after heightened criminal interest in the sector.
Workplace pension scheme TPT Retirement Solutions has agreed a deal for Charles River Investment Management Solution to manage its multi-asset pension portfolios on a single platform.
The government’s focus on pensions dashboards and pension transfer times will require the industry to improve its data accuracy and administrative efficiency, says Anthony Rafferty.
Unbiased has launched a pension calculator to help the nation understand how much to save for retirement amid concerns that 37% of non-retired Brits do not know how big a pension pot they will need.
An “early warning” tool has been launched by Hymans Robertson to help defined benefit (DB) schemes understand which potential regulatory approach will be more suitable for their current funding strategy.
Trustees, corporates and consultants have been urged not to “forget the health of their scheme” during Covid-19 and to keep an eye on key member trends.