The UK has long looked to Australia when determining the direction of pension reform. Auto-enrolment and retirement income policy have all been formulated with one eye on the Australian experience. We've gone a long way down this road but is it the right road to be on?
Barnett Waddingham's Paul Leandro says the consultant sent a team out to Australia in the wake of the freedom and choice announcements last year but the lessons learned prove pretty sobering. First...
Partner Insight: Members' evolving needs and expectations are driving changes in scheme administration. As the pensions landscape inevitably continues to change, how will your scheme's approach need to develop to keep pace?
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is "working closely" with government contractor Interserve and the trustees of its defined benefit (DB) pension schemes, it has confirmed.
The industry has welcomed the Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) consultation on defined benefit (DB) consolidation as a way to address scheme covenant issues.
BMO Global Asset Management has opened a UK fiduciary management business, promising a "truly open architecture" approach to deliver "better client outcomes".