In 2004, Shlomo Benartzi and Richard Thaler came up with the brilliantly simple idea of Save More Tomorrow, or SMART, plans that used behavioural traits to increase retirement savings.
It did this using automatic deferred salary sacrifice – meaning individuals agree to use a certain proportion of any future pay increases to boost their pension contribution rate. In one firm that had...
Over half of pension professionals believe the 'gilts plus' valuation method is unhelpful in the current economic environment, according to Aon Hewitt research.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) should be investigated by a Royal Commission, according to a response to the government's green paper on defined benefit (DB) schemes.
The College of Law Pension and Assurance Scheme has completed its fourth buy-in for £28m worth of liabilities with Aviva, as it moves closer to full buyout.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has appointed Ruth Palmer as learning director where she will review its qualifications suite and develop its education strategy.