PP Online takes a look at the top 20 features of 2019.
The story of BHS was one of both outrage and happy endings. Earlier this year, James Phillips spoke to trustee chairman Chris Martin and his advisers about the scheme's endgame journey.
The Professional Pensions Administration Survey 2018 revealed the rankings of the best third-party administrators and software providers for pension schemes.
In this article, Jonathon Land argued 'wait and see' is no longer an option and trustees should be proactive to ensure they are on a robust footing ahead of the initial 29 March Brexit deadline.
The second year of reporting of gender pay gaps came to an end in April this year. James Phillips looked at the biggest gaps and the best improvements across pension related firms with more than 250 members of staff.
The challenges for small pension funds to buy out their liabilities are well-known. A solution has emerged and is set to become popular across the DB universe, according to Stephanie Baxter.
A panel of industry professionals, led by Stephenson Harwood, discussed how the quarterly trustee meeting can be improved. James Phillips explored the suggestions given by a panel of experts.
Six years after British Airways launched legal action against the trustees of its Airways Pension Scheme for unilaterally awarding a discretionary benefit to members, PP rounded up the key history of the case.
There is a wide range of possible life expectancy disruptors. PwC's Paul Kitson looked at how one of these, wearables, could impact schemes.
In this webinar, panellists discussed some of the key questions around defined benefit consolidation, including what it is trying to achieve and the suitability of various models.
As pension schemes were grappling with new fiduciary management and investment consulting rules which came into force this year, Charlotte Moore asked what trustees needed to do to ensure their practices were in line with the order's requirements.
Mega-deals have dominated the buy-in and buyout market this year, limiting insurer appetite for smaller transactions. John Breedon looked at how small schemes can get ahead for next year.
As authorisation ended for existing schemes in November, Kim Kaveh reflected on the process and asked what the future holds for ongoing supervision from The Pensions Regulator.
The various potential routes for the government to respond to the McCloud judgment will mean some members lose out, Moira Warner wrote, after the government was denied permission to appeal earlier rulings on firefighter and judicial pensions.
Many master trust boards lack diversity, yet the ultimate goal should be to achieve cognitive inclusion to represent a large cohort of DC members, Kim Kaveh wrote, ahead of the conclusion of authorisation for existing schemes.
More women are working in the industry but there is still a way to go, particularly at the senior level. In this roundtable, panellists discussed how to achieve a better gender balance.
Kim Kaveh spoke to industry experts about what could be in store for the UK's default auto-enrolment provider.
While buy-ins can provide an immediate reduction to liability values, schemes run the risk of retaining key risks and storing up problems, according to Jos Vermeulen.
Michael Johnson compared a pension pot with a Lifetime ISA from the perspective of a millennial.
Jane Kola looked at what pension funds can they do to improve their chances of concluding a successful deal on good terms.
Ahead of the AE contribution rates rise to a minimum of 8% in April, Kim Kaveh spoke to four master trusts about their preparations for a potential change in member behaviour.
The number of excess deaths for week 21 of the year have been very similar to the number of Covid-19 related deaths for the first time since March, according to the Continuous Mortality Index (CMI).
In this week’s Pensions Buzz, we want to know if more schemes should follow Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) in divesting from companies with significant involvement with tobacco manufacturing, thermal coal mining, and the production of controversial...
Three accounting bodies have published specific Covid-19 guidance for the compilation of pension scheme accounts, recognising that “it can’t be business as usual”.
In this live blog, Professional Pensions brings together all the latest news on the industry's response to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as regulatory and legal updates.
A new tracker launched by XPS Pensions Group predicts Covid-19 related deaths for the UK are now at or close to 50,000.