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.
Getting data ready and providing estimated retirement incomes may be difficult, but the industry must do its best to make dashboards a reality, says Nigel Peaple
The Pensions Dashboards Programme (PDP) has launched a formal call for input, seeking industry views on data standards for the initial dashboards.
The Professional Pensions Administration Survey 2020 reveals the rankings of the best third-party administrators and software providers for pension schemes.
Defined benefit (DB) pension trustees without technology-led processes are losing a total of 3,000 days per year, according to Willis Towers Watson (WTW).
Provisional accreditation of professional trustees is necessary to ensure the speedy removal of “unscrupulous individuals”, Dalriada Trustees has said in defence of the process.
Rebecca Morgan looks at the data issues surrounding transfers out and GMP equalisation
The coronavirus crisis has highlighted the need for the industry to embrace technology in order to improve administration processes and data, says Girish Menezes.
The trustees of the Dolce Limited Retirement Benefits Scheme have selected First Actuarial to provide administration and actuarial services from this month.
Covid-19 has thrown up key questions on adaptability, administration processes and new working methods for the LGPS. Ian Colvin takes a look at how funds have responded and the changes that lie ahead.
Tim Hodgson looks at how technology will impact the way defined contribution funds are delivered and administered.