The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has launched an investigation into the increasing transfer of risks to consumers, with a particular focus on defined contribution (DC) pensions.
In a research programme named The Great Risk Transfer the actuarial body will explore how risks previously managed by institutions have shifted to become the responsibility of individuals. It will look...
The premise of auto-enrolment (AE) as a tool to boost both short- and long-term financial resilience will face its first true test as the effects of Covid-19 continue to play out, says Nest.
Salvus Master Trust is set to replace the Ascot Lloyd Pension Scheme, which exited the market last year after ten years as master trusts faced tough hurdles to become authorised.
The government must take radical and immediate action to stop small pension pots undermining the success of auto-enrolment (AE), Now Pensions says.
Defined contribution (DC) pensions are showing positive signs of market recovery after dramatic falls in the number of expected retirements this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Transfers between defined contribution (DC) schemes must continue to be prioritised by trustees during the Covid-19 pandemic, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) warns.