Savers are contributing more to their pension and withdrawing less during the current lockdown, latest analysis from PensionBee finds.
Many schemes are only at the start of their ESG journeys and are likely to be confused by reporting requirements as they also grapple with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, says the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA).
While furloughed workers are still entitled to pension contributions, Justin Corliss says employers must consider the impact of Covid-19 on their duties.
The National Pension Trust’s global equity fund has been named as the best performing growth phase default fund over one and three years in a research report published by Defaqto.
Jon Dean looks at whether the AE system can be adapted to meet low earners’ needs and lower financial resilience.
Maggie Williams looks at whether chair's statements are having the desired effects, and what lies in their future.
Aegon’s independent governance committee (IGC) has unveiled its latest annual report – highlighting general good value for money but some concerns over investment and communications.
Scottish Widows’ independent governance committee (IGC) has published its annual chairman’s report – giving the provider a good value for money rating for its modern products but suggesting improvements, particularly for the firm’s legacy offerings.
PP looks at the pensions great and good who oversee contract-based schemes
Standard Life and Zurich have published their latest independent governance committee (IGC) reports – posting overall green and amber value-for-money assessments respectively.
Legal & General has been providing strong value for money to the members of its workplace pension business, according to its Independent Governance Committee (IGC).
B&CE, the provider of The People’s Pension, has furloughed just under a quarter of its members of staff in response to pressures from the Covid-19 crisis.
Retirees looking to access additional income from their defined benefit (DB) scheme during the Covid-19 crisis will be victims of a “capacity crunch” as suitable financial advisers flee the market, according to Barnett Waddingham.
Smarterly, a FinTech business focussed on workplace savings, has acquired Salvus Master Trust for an undisclosed sum.
Newton’s Catherine Gill assesses sustainable investment choices for DC schemes
In these unprecedented times, it is more important than ever that DC schemes have the right processes in place for governance, communications, and administration. Rona Train looks at what you need to be checking for.
The disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has also had a major impact on defined contribution schemes. In this article, XPS Pensions Group recommends trustees take four urgent steps to protect schemes and members.
Furloughed workers will continue to receive pension contributions under the government’s coronavirus job retention scheme, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed.
Defined contribution (DC) schemes are mostly content with the current asset classes available despite the industry’s push into proving members can benefit from diversified investments underpinned by strong ESG integration.
Almost all employers are now facing challenges when providing their staff with a workplace pension, according to Smarterly.
The government has said it will “do whatever it takes” to support businesses through the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, leading to speculation that there could be a short-term change in auto-enrolment (AE) policy.
Aon has compiled ten questions to help the trustees of DC plans check the resilience of their schemes.
Savers with less than a decade to go until retirement have a reasonable timeframe ahead for their pension to recover from the market instability caused by the Covid-19 coronavirus, according to Unbiased.