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
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.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme's (USS) defined contribution master trust - USS Investment Builder - has received master trust authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The last of 38 master trusts expected to apply for authorisation have now submitted their applications to The Pensions Regulator (TPR), its latest update reveals.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has received all expected applications from existing master trusts. Kim Brown explains what lies ahead for the market.
Now Pensions and SuperTrust UK Master Trust have submitted their authorisation applications to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) as the six-week extension period expires.
Malcolm Mclean says although he initially supported Freedom and Choice, he is now less certain it was such a good idea given the consequences for the consumer
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has handed Link Pension Trustees fines totalling £103,750 for multiple breaches of pensions law in relation to the McDonald's Franchisee Pension Scheme.
The government's auto-enrolment provider NEST has teamed up with KAS Bank to offer a cost transparency service for its range of target date and specialist funds, to launch in Q2 2019.
After many changes in name and ownership over the past 22 years, Buck has gone back to its roots. David Piltz tells Stephanie Baxter why being smaller and nimbler is better
Salvus Master Trust and the Aspire Savings Trust have submitted their master trust authorisation applications to The Pensions Regulator, after being granted extensions of up to six weeks.
Ros Altmann urges the industry to address injustices and inefficiencies, and engage in direct-to-consumer marketing that promotes pensions properly for the mass market
Putting DC savings into a wider context for members will help pension provision to be seen as part of an individual's overall financial wellbeing, Aon has suggested. Holly Roach reports.