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.
The number of women participating in a workplace pension has increased by 70% since auto-enrolment (AE) began, analysis by Equiniti reveals.
NEST will work with RepRisk and Sustainalytics to identify emerging ESG risks and screen out certain assets from its members' portfolios, the master trust has announced.
The net-pay anomaly is unfair on the lowest-paid savers who need the top-up, argues Adrian Boulding.
Improved diversity on master trust boards can enable greater understanding of wider socioeconomic circumstances, argues James Phillips.
KAS Bank has launched an end-to-end cost transparency solution for defined contribution (DC) schemes to assist in the delivery of chair's statements.
People retiring in the UK will on average outlive their pension savings by 10 years, according to research by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Steps to improve auto-enrolment are uncontroversial and obvious, but the government is dawdling on introducing the necessary changes, argues Jack Jones.
While there has been a surge in the number of people investing for retirement, Jonathan Stapleton says too few are engaged with their investments and explains why this must change.
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.
Many master trust boards lack diversity, yet the ultimate goal should be to achieve cognitive inclusion to represent a large cohort of DC members, writes Kim Kaveh.
Workplace pensions look more like individual savings pots as too much risk is loaded onto members, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) director Paul Johnson warns.
AE has had 'truly staggering' impact
Last month, a roundtable looked at the future of CDC and whether master trusts are well-placed to provide such an arrangement. Kim Kaveh reports
New mothers should be given a £2,000 pension top-up to address the gender gap as part of reforms to workplace pensions, according to Which?
Private markets are becoming more accessible to DC schemes. Alastair O'Dell asks if platform-based funds can really capture the illiquidity premium.
The Ascot Lloyd Pension Trust has triggered its exit from the master trust market, becoming one of the 44 which have chosen not to apply for authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
In Newton Investment Management's latest DC column, Curt Custard looks at how to increase multigenerational engagement with pensions
Gregg McClymont says to really tackle the gender pensions gap, the government must look at measures to improve childcare provision across the UK
Professional Pensions has compiled a list charting the progress of master trust authorisation. View our list in full here...
Pension trustees of Dunnes Stores in Northern Ireland have been stopped from running its defined contribution (DC) scheme by The Pensions Regulator (TPR), following "a catalogue of governance failures".
Smart Pension has taken on over 20,000 active members from the £20m Corpad Master Trust, following a strategic review by the ceding firm's trustees.
KAS Bank has built on its cost transparency dashboard to offer UK defined contribution (DC) scheme trustees the option to benchmark costs relative to other pension funds.