Pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman has launched a simplified two-page annual statement in a bid to provide a best practice template for the industry.
For those that don't know, this week is Pension Awareness Week. But, while we are all working hard to improve engagement among members, what are the key metrics of success? Here are seven measures to consider…
Rob Gardner says the industry needs to do much more to help engage the public with pensions.
Experts have called for improvements surrounding pension communications, on the UK's third annual Pension Awareness Day.
Robert Gardner says it is time for the industry to step up on financial education
Many trustees are wary about being seen to offer advice to members. John Stannard says they shouldn’t be.
The telephone is the least popular way to communicate with a prospective client, according to PP research.
As part of our series looking at what firms did to win accolades at the UK Pensions Awards 2016, PP speaks to Capita Employee Benefits head of Creative Sparks Louise Harris about how the firm won the Communication Innovation of the Year category.
Concerns have been raised about making members more aware of risks to their defined benefit (DB) pensions, for fear of leading to panic and knee-jerk reactions.
Samsung has introduced a workplace ISA to address the changing savings priorities of its 1400 staff.
BT will soon roll out a trial advice offering for its active defined benefit (DB) members to help them make more informed choices.
Anne-Marie Winton believes the way we communicate with people about pensions can prevent engagement.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's DB taskforce is exploring whether members should be better informed about the risks to their benefits. Kristian Brunt-Seymour looks at how this could work
Companies overlooking financial advisers, new research finds
Hymans Robertson and Spence & Partners were among those to receive the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' (IFoA) quality assurance scheme (QAS) accreditation.
The Work and Pensions Select Committee has started a probe to explore the economic effects of allowing certain women to draw their state pension early.
As the Chancellor presents his Budget today, PP looks at what could come up for pensions.
MAS was heavily criticised by MPs
Women affected by the increase in state pension age from 63 to 66 could access their savings early if they accept lower weekly payments, according to MPs.
Action must be taken to tackle the increasingly large gap in performance of auto-enrolment (AE) providers, according to a report by ShareAction.
Figures show contribution rates fell between 2014 and 2015, amid concerns people could have to work until their 80s. Kristian Brunt-Seymour asks if legislative measures are the answer.
Yvonne Braun looks at the potential impact a pensions dashboard could have on retirement saving.
Allan Course says it is time to take a new approach to DC communications
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has launched a consultation on how communications to scheme members could be improved.