Data definitions, better stewardship, and increased education are central recommendations for overcoming the barriers to climate-aware investing, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) says.
The pensions industry “can’t compete” with the “ingenuity” of scammers until industry jargon is removed and communications are simplified, according to industry experts.
Birthday honours have been awarded to pensions industry giants Mark Boyle and Sara Protheroe in recognition of their “outstanding achievements”.
The whole pensions sector must collaborate if it is going to drive real change on climate issues, industry experts have warned.
London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham to transfer pensions administration services following review
The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham is looking to transfer its pensions administration service to a new provider towards the end of 2021, following an independent review.
Consolidation across defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) schemes is the most-anticipated trend for the UK pensions industry over the next five years, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has found.
Brexit remains a key area of concern for pension schemes as discussions over a potential trade deal with the EU continue to intensify, according to a PP poll.
This week’s top stories included the passing of the Pension Schemes Bill in the House of Commons at the second reading. Also, Willis Towers Watson claimed that collective defined contribution pensions could average significantly higher than either defined...
Smart has formally entered the American pensions market ahead of the launch of a record-keeping solution for pension equity plans in 2021.
XPS Pensions Group has called on fund managers to step up collection and management of climate risk data in order to get a true sense of the risk in their portfolios.
UK collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes would have weathered 2020 market volatility and would not have needed to cut member benefits, Aon says.
More than 200 professional trustees have received full accreditation from the Association of Professional Pension Trustees (APPT) since the course opened in April.
Lower gilt yields to blame
The proposed changes from the McCloud judgment to Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) members could take more than two years to implement, according to the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA).
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2020...
Despite year-to-date mortality rates sitting at their highest in 12 years, the level of deaths in the third quarter remained broadly the same as in 2019.
Professional Pensions spoke to Abaka as part of an exclusive series of interviews with some of the finalists and winners of this year's UK Pensions Awards. This is what the firm had to say…
Richard Butcher says the past 25 years has been a mixed bag when it comes to pension reform but says more change is still needed to fix the system.
XPS Pensions has been appointed by the West Mercia Police Pension Scheme to provide its pension administration and payroll services.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has elected Lesley Alexander as president.
In this week’s Pensions Buzz, we want to know whether you think auto-enrolment default funds can be net zero by 2050, as called for by Aviva, and if ESG is a top priority for your scheme.
Sustainable pension investments are vital in overarching plans to push the UK to net-zero carbon emissions, Guy Opperman says.