After a year that took everyone by surprise, experts tell Professional Pensions what could be on the horizon for schemes in 2021.
While the pandemic will obviously leave its mark on UK schemes, there are hopes for some positive moves in 2021, says Matthew Arends
What were the most read features on Professional Pensions over the last 12 months? We look at some of the top long-form articles on our site during the year.
What were some of the most read opinion pieces on Professional Pensions over the last 12 months? We look at some of the top articles from our commentators during the year.
PP takes a look at the most read interviews of 2020
Pension schemes are setting sweeping targets to have net-zero carbon portfolios by 2050. Stephanie Baxter looks at what they need to do to successfully reach these goals
Hope William-Smith looks at what draws and keeps member-nominated trustees (MNTs) in the industry’s most altruistic role as the challenges continue to mount.
This week’s top stories included the Barclays Retirement Fund’s £5bn longevity swap, while LV= confirmed its long-awaited demutualisation with the sale of its pensions and insurance business.
The trend in overall satisfaction for The Pensions Regulator (TPR) improved over the last six months amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Pensions Management Institute (PMI).
PLSA survey finds trustee boards still insufficiently diverse; Most schemes have no plan in place to remedy situation
Greater diversity in the industry can improve decision-making and help with attracting and retaining talent but few schemes have diversity and inclusion plans in place, Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) research reveals.
The UK Pensions Awards 2021 – which celebrate excellence within the pensions industry – are now open for registration.
The most recent update from the Continuous Mortality Investigation’s (CMI) mortality monitor shows week-on-week death rates have begun to stabilise across England and Wales.
Law Debenture has acquired the company secretarial business (CSS) of Konexo from Eversheds Sutherland for a cash payment of £20m.
The Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) has confirmed that it will modify the method used in the next version of its Mortality Projections Model due to the impact of Covid-19.
The impact of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes has long been an important focus area for trustees and employer directors on corporate mergers and acquisitions (M&A), distressed or otherwise, writes Chris Brown.
LV= has agreed to sell its remaining pensions and insurance businesses to private equity firm Bain Capital for £530m.
The Association of Member-Nominated Trustees (AMNT)has called for trustees to take positive action in order to recruit new trustees to scheme boards.
Aon has urged the pensions industry to avoid over-reacting to the impact of Covid-19, as it predicts another huge year for the UK risk settlement industry in 2021.
This week’s top stories include a buy-in from National Grid, a buyout from Aviva, and calls for vital automatic enrolment reforms to support pension savings in a coronavirus-damaged economy.
If we were voting for a pensions buzzword of 2020, ‘consolidation’ would be a clear winner, Mark Evans writes. But to what extent can it, and its benefits, be applied to governance?
Getting people to engage with their pensions has been notoriously challenging for the industry, Stephanie Baxter writes.
Pension trustees face a unique mix of challenges. Barnett Waddingham’s new report, Ready or Not, explores how effective trustees are on a strategic level.
Consultant news: LCP partners boost stake with private equity buy out; Barnett Waddingham posts 9% rise in revenues to break £100m milestone
Professional Pensions rounds up some of the latest news from two major pension consulting firms.
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) partners are set to own a larger stake in the firm after buying out Inflexion Private Equity’s minority stake with the support of Charterhouse Capital Partners.