Formerly UK-centric Smart will launch in three new territories next year as part of an expansion following the close of its most recent funding round.
Smart Pension and Australian administrator Link Group have entered a strategic global partnership to take their “combined expertise” into new markets in the UK and globally.
Researchers from Cass Business School and the University of Bristol have found that the tendency of women to be more risk-adverse than men is a major contributor to pension inequality in the UK.
Engagement in pensions is rising but there are still a number of barriers to overcome. Natanje Holt looks at the key issues that need to be tackled
Smart Pension has been selected to take part in the Department for International Trade's (DIT) pilot Fintech Bridge programme in Australia, which aims to boost the UK fintech industry.
Both New Zealand and Australia are assessing myriad complex pension policy options. David Harris says the UK would do well to study these developments
Gregg McClymont looks at why not-for-profit DC schemes in Australia have been outperforming their for-profit peers
Average superannuation fees in Australia have risen by 19 basis points per annum following the implementation of latest rules over how such costs are calculated.
The UK's ranking has dropped to 15 in the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI) despite the country attaining a better score than last year.
Michael Klimes explores how national retirement targets similar to those used in Australia could help improve member outcomes
Western governments will never stop interfering in pensions due to affordability challenges arising from ageing populations, the former Australian pensions minister has warned.
This week we want to know if increased auto-enrolment flexibility is needed and whether there is a minimum number of people required for a trustee board to operate effectively.
There are too high expectations on the pension dashboard to solve a lot of problems in the UK's fragmented system, says Gregg McClymont.
The OECD believes annuities are part of the solution to prevent people running out of money in retirement. Michael Klimes asks how viable this is in the era of Freedom and Choice
As the LGPS funds embark on the challenging process of pooling, there is much to be learned from the experience of their peers across the globe, writes Stephanie Baxter.
The UK’s pension system has “major risks and/or shortcomings” which need to be addressed to improve its sustainability, according to the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI).
An Australian pensions expert has expressed his reservations about the timing and design of the lifetime ISA (LISA) at the Society of Pension Professionals' (SPP) annual conference.
The first six months of 2016 has been a whirlwind time for the pensions industry. The Association of Consulting Actuaries' incoming chair tells Kristian Brunt-Seymour about the policy changes he would like to see.
As schemes get larger we are likely to see more looking to develop in-house expertise. Helen Morrissey looks at what this means for the wider industry.
David Harris says the overhaul of Pension Wise could allow more cost efficient and better thought out solutions for consumer advice to emerge.
Assessing the strengths and weaknesses of the UK retirement sector
Replacement rates are being made obsolete by the retirement flexibilities introduced in April according to research from the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI).
Taking 'freedom and choice' to the masses