The top stories this week were the pensions regulator warning about new master trusts and revealing a big board shake-up, while the LGPS pooling picture became clearer.
The Pensions Regulator has warned there are real risks from new master trusts being subject to far less regulatory scrutiny than new contract-based providers.
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Iain Duncan Smith has appointed Tilly Ross, Sarah Smart and Margaret Snowdon (pictured) as non-executive directors of The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
As the government moves fast on its mandate to force the LGPS to pool all assets, Stephanie Baxter looks at what will be in store for the 89 funds.
The results of the first European-wide stress tests reveal the current macro-economic environment poses huge challenges for defined benefit (DB) schemes as they grapple with low rates and longevity increases.
A group of local authorities have joined forces under a major project to tell the government how the local government pension scheme (LGPS) should be pooled.
Newton’s Curt Custard considers the investment outlook for 2021 and the implications for DC schemes
Tim Shepherd and Beth Brown look at the legal implications of working from home and how pension professionals can mitigate the risks.
Nearly every trustee is confident of the next stage in their scheme’s strategy, despite almost an equal number being forced to consider replacing plans within the prior 12 months, according to research by Barnett Waddingham.
Master trusts’ investment strategies have grown and become more sophisticated over the last three years, but “growing pains” are hindering progress, according to the Defined Contribution Investment Forum (DCIF).
The government will set up an infrastructure bank to support investment and to co-invest alongside investors including pension funds.