The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has launched an investigation into the increasing transfer of risks to consumers, with a particular focus on defined contribution (DC) pensions.
Jonathan Stapleton explains why the growing scale of DC providers is likely to herald rapid innovation in the market.
Over 80% of consumers want to know more about which companies their pensions are invested in and more transparent updates on their business activities, according to PensionBee.
Our panel discusses how DC investment will develop following AE implementation and the completion of master trust authorisation
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is now enabling members of its Defined Contribution Investment Builder master trust to access private markets investments.
The government must take advantage of its majority to push through further reforms to auto-enrolment, says James Phillips.
The general election showed an increasing focus on collective over individual interests. CDC could fit right in, says Hilary Salt.
Collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes will offer members and employers a more satisfactory balance between affordability and security if they can meet both parties’ needs, according to Unbiased.
The Net Pay Action Group (NPAG) is urging the government to deliver on its manifesto pledge to review unfair tax rules in pensions.
A Hertfordshire-based recruitment agency and its managing director have been ordered to pay £10,890 after misleading The Pensions Regulator (TPR) over its workplace pension arrangements.
Master trusts have enjoyed positive returns across the three investment journey phases but there are some “early signs of concern” emerging around risk profiles, a Hymans Robertson master trust report reveals.
The HSBC Master Trust has become the first new master trust to be authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR), after having applied after the regime kicked off.
Professional Pensions has compiled a list charting the progress of master trust authorisation. View our list in full here...
Newton Investment Management’s Rob Stewart considers how DC schemes can respond to new rules on disclosing ESG policies
With master trusts coming of age in 2019, Newton Investment Management’s Julian Lyne looks at what 2020 has in store for DC schemes
Evolve Pensions has launched a new member website called Evolink for its Crystal master trust, which includes additional online functionality to its previous system.
Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH) is planning to set up a defined contribution (DC) pension arrangement to provide future benefits for current employees and new joiners through auto-enrolment (AE).
Ten master trusts will pay at least 25% of the total general levy despite holding just 2% of assets, according to The People’s Pension (TPP).
The People’s Pension’s (TPP) plans to overhaul its charging structure have been delayed following system testing issues.
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has published its first batch of guidance on defined contribution (DC) master trust transition, as further consolidation is expected.
Now authorisation has ended for existing schemes, Kim Kaveh reflects on the process and asks what the future holds for ongoing supervision.
The government-backed Star Initiative has reached 50 signatories, surpassing its initial target of 30. Holly Roach looks at the project’s progress.
Smart Pension and Australian administrator Link Group have entered a strategic global partnership to take their “combined expertise” into new markets in the UK and globally.