Smaller schemes should be given more time to prepare data for the pensions dashboard while larger counterparts should be brought on earlier, this week's Pensions Buzz respondents say.
The 112 commentators also answered questions on the most attractive method for equalising guaranteed minimum pensions, and whether chief executives should be forced to join the same scheme as their workers....
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UKSIF says scheme trustees are failing to comply with their investment duties around ESG. Hope William-Smith looks at whether they need government intervention to get back on track.
By improving their stewardship activity and collaborating together, schemes can reduce the burden on resources, says Lauren Peacock.
This week’s top stories included The Pensions Regulator’s announcement of new measures around the appointment of professional trustees, and the £3bn Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund completing a £1.6bn buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has raised £750m of new capital from its shareholders to fund a pipeline of new pension risk transfer deals expected to complete in 2020.