Trustees should have the ability to pause suspected scam transfers, respondents agreed in a Professional Pensions poll.
The US Federal Reserve sent out "strong, powerful guidance" on Wednesday (16 September), as it predicted interest rates would stay near zero until at least the end of 2023.
The time flexibility provisions introduced to help schemes which need to report late payments from employers for workplace pension schemes will be revoked, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has confirmed.
Defined benefit (DB) scheme members with weaker employers face a 50% chance of a cut in benefits due to sponsor insolvency, according to Hymans Robertson.
Mercer has launched a defined benefit (DB) master trust in a bid to offer a “best-in-class solution” that recognises the shrinking universe.
Despite an anticipated delay in the Pension Schemes Bill being debated in the House of Commons, Guy Opperman has confirmed he fully expects it to be law by the end of 2020.
Investment and advice giant Quilter has called on the government to consider decoupling employee and employer contribution thresholds for auto-enrolment (AE) due to the pressures of Covid-19.
SEI has partnered with Moneyhub in a bid to enhance its master trust offering and help members improve their financial wellbeing.
Plans to improve value to members in defined contribution (DC) plans by improving investment options and governance while consolidating small schemes have been welcomed as a “wake-up call” for the industry.
While many savers remain concerned about funding retirement, more than a quarter say auto-enrolment (AE) provisions have solved their worries, Close Brothers research shows.
Professor Michael Bromwich explores the key differences between technical provisions and self-sufficiency, and how they can relate to a long-term objective.
A record-breaking 150 ‘dog’ funds have been identified in the latest bi-annual Bestinvest Spot the Dog report, with total assets of £54.4bn sitting in these vehicles.
Underfunded defined benefit (DB) pension schemes in the UK are over-dependent on historically improbable equity returns, analysis by Willis Towers Watson reveals.
In the wake of severe credit-market dislocations earlier this year, Wellington Management’s Mahmoud El-Shaer shares his thoughts on the growing importance of credit research in a still-uncertain environment.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a consultation to improve saver outcomes and promote investment in green technology and infrastructure.
John Mulligan of the World Gold Council says UK advisers are overlooking gold
A dozen UK investment consulting firms have established a group aiming to improve sustainable investment practices across the investment industry.
One in ten UK workers have paused their pension contributions during the Covid-19 pandemic with their absence from the defined contribution (DC) space bringing serious implications for the retirement landscape.
Nigel Cayless looks at TPR's proposed funding regime and whether a more objective approach is on the way
Complying with the government’s proposals for climate risk disclosure is an unnecessary burden on schemes which are being used as vehicles for social engineering, PP poll respondents say.
BlackRock has launched a suite of three ESG multi-asset exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to provide investors with a "cost-efficient, transparent and sustainable way" to invest during times of market uncertainty.
Jon Bell of Newton discusses achieving income objectives in a low interest world
A falling average quality of fixed income indices combined with intensifying competition for high-quality assets could make it more challenging and costly for pension funds using benchmarks.
Trustees need to be given the choice to directly refuse pension transfers if the industry is to properly plug the proliferation of scams, the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has been told.