I speak to a lot of pension advisers from the actuarial consultant to the one-man independent financial advisers (IFA). What seems a common theme is auto-enrolment (AE) is a payroll problem and the pension is a sideshow.
The one-man IFA has been sold the line "AE is just a process". The specialist corporate advisers see AE as an extension of flex benefits. Actuarial consultants dismiss it all as "only DC". The most...
Salvus Master Trust’s funds under management have surpassed the £200m as it continues to wait for authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
PPI Future Book: Consolidation, contribution hikes and investment strategy key to boosting DC pension pots
The consolidation of smaller, higher-charging schemes, increased contribution rates and a move away from investment lifestyling towards DGFs and real assets could significantly boost the size of DC pots, latest analysis by the Pensions Policy Institute...
Over three quarters (78%) of defined contribution (DC) members feel their pension scheme is not aligned with their values, latest research by Franklin Templeton shows.
Costs and fees are just a small part of the overall value for money definition, argues Con Keating
Low member engagement, poor scheme governance, and multiple pots can be equally as detrimental to defined contribution (DC) funds as opaque charges and high costs, research finds.