Measuring value for money is difficult because it is completely subjective but there is a way forward, finds Stephanie Baxter
Elston Consulting has written guidance to help trustees assess and report on value for money in defined contribution (DC) schemes.
The 0.75% charge cap on auto-enrolment default funds does not prevent investors from using active management in volatile sectors where it can add value, says HSBC Global Asset Management.
Fraudsters targeting pension pots in the wake of freedom and choice reforms are increasingly linking their efforts to investment scams such as fine wines and overseas property, Citizens Advice has warned.
An industry-wide defined contribution (DC) scheme for maritime employers and employees will launch on 1 August, providing full access to the recently-introduced pension flexibilities.
Defined contribution (DC) schemes at some of the UK's biggest companies are speeding up diversification of their default funds, according to a report by Schroders.
PP looks at the investment products rolled out in response to the Budget changes and charge cap
A group of pension schemes have said their biggest challenge is improving engagement with members, in research conducted by the Defined Contribution Investment Forum (DCIF).
BlackRock has launched its first drawdown offering for pension schemes to capitalise on the Budget freedoms introduced earlier this month.
Alternative investments can be a good fit for DC but the 0.75% charge cap makes it difficult for schemes to diversify into them. Stephanie Baxter looks at what trustees can do.