The Pensions Regulator will consider if schemes should be required to have professional trustees and assess the case for greater regulation of administrators and system providers, PP can reveal.
Henry Tapper says proposals to tender the data architecture, putting one organisation or consortium as sole pension finder - are proving contentious
The local government pension scheme (LGPS) frameworks have launched their latest procurement framework for legal services.
A growing number of schemes are looking at ways to address their admin challenges. Heather Quelch says consolidation could be one option to consider
The Pensions Administration Standards Association's Margaret Snowdon won the coveted Pensions Woman of the Year award. She tells Stephanie Baxter about lessons she has learned along the way.
The industry has welcomed the Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) feasibility report into the pensions dashboard as a move towards improving member outcomes.
Ros Altmann says there is no need for any legislation to get the dashboard project moving, and the first step could be to sort out data accuracy and reliability issues
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published the pensions dashboard feasibility study, nine months after it was originally due.
The chairman of the Work and Pensions Committee Frank Field has written a letter to the pensions minister urging him to commit now to legislation for the pensions dashboard.
Kim Kaveh gauges industry views on how to improve outcomes through innovation and engagement in the post-freedoms world.
Peter Askins says the industry needs to recognise that if administration standards are to be maintained and improved, this will come at a cost
Smart Pension will roll out an online financial well-being application to help members make decisions about their money in Q1 next year.
PensionBee has teamed up with Money Dashboard to create a joint space for customers to see their pension balance alongside all their other existing finances.
Equiniti Group has bought Aquila from AquilaHeywood for an undisclosed sum.
PwC and Moody's Analytics will collaborate on a range of technology, implementation and consulting solutions for actuarial and accounting systems.
The Combined Nuclear Pension Plan has appointed Equiniti as its administration provider.
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has launched its latest round of guidance for guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs).
The national procurement frameworks for the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) has been expanded to include member data services.
Dutch custodian KAS Bank has created a fintech solution to help schemes save on costs and improve transparency of currency hedging strategies.
ITM has announced it has acquired Faraday Tracing Bureau (FTB) for an undisclosed sum.
The Scottish Public Pensions Agency (SPPA) has requested £18.4m from the Scottish government over the next five years in order to deliver a replacement IT project after a Capita project was cancelled.
Alan Pickering says we have been blindly pursuing cost reductions in pension administration without really appreciating the consequences
Mercer and Morningstar have teamed up to develop a global platform for investment data, research and analytics.
An in-depth study by CEM Benchmarking shows transaction costs for large pension schemes are significant and largely depend on investment strategy. Stephanie Baxter analyses the findings