The Association of Professional Pension Trustees (APPT) has launched a committee focused on responsible investment and climate change.
Alan Pickering says there has been an element of snobbery in underestimating the importance of the administrator, something he hopes will change in 2021.
Just Group has completed a £340m buy-in with the Ibstock Pension Scheme in the insurer’s largest ever bulk annuity transaction.
Mercer has appointed BESTrustees’ Lisa Mundy as a representative to the Mercer Master Trust board.
Jonathan Stapleton speaks to eight senior professional trustees about accreditation, diversity and the issues they face in their roles.
As pension schemes grapple with new fiduciary management and investment consulting rules, Charlotte Moore asks what trustees need to do
This week's top stories included BESTrustees converting into an employee ownership trust, and XPS Pensions Group publishing its full-year results.
Jonathan Stapleton talks to Alan Pickering about why BESTrustees has converted into an employee ownership trust.
BESTrustees has converted into an employee ownership trust (EOT) in a bid to broaden the ownership of the business.
Alan Pickering says lay trustees have to subscribe to lifelong learning, often picking up new skills on the way
PP speaks to BESTrustees director Heather McGuire about her views on the CMA's review into the investment consultant and fiduciary management markets.
Despite the gloom around Brexit and all the challenges facing pensions, there are plenty of reasons to be cheerful. Top industry commentators tell Stephanie Baxter why there is cause for optimism
Capital Cranfield has hired Peter Thompson and Fiona Stark as professional trustees in response to strong demand from pension funds.
Alan Pickering says we have been blindly pursuing cost reductions in pension administration without really appreciating the consequences
Defined benefit (DB) consolidator Clara has named Alan Pickering as the inaugural chairman of its trustee board as it prepares for its first transaction.
This week's top stories included the government admitting that expatriate pensioners across the UK and EU may lose access to their pensions if Brexit negotiations conclude with no deal.
The Nationwide Pension Fund has appointed BESTrustees to sit as an independent professional trustee on its board.
A report by Pinsent Masons calls on trustees to be more proactive on the risks posed by climate change, warning it is no longer a 'nice to have'. Stephanie Baxter considers the action points
BESTrustees has appointed Karen Theobald to its team of trustee executives as the firm continues to expand.
While acknowledging the 24/7 nature of trustee responsibility, Alan Pickering argues that formal trustee meetings are as important as ever
Proposed standards for professional trustees due to come into force next year will be "too easy to game" and "a silly compliance exercise" if they are not accompanied by tangible metrics, Richard Butcher has warned.
Chairman of BESTrustees Alan Pickering speaks to Stephanie Baxter about the toxic effect of knee-jerk legislation over the past 20 years, and why he wants a national pensions authority
BESTrustees has appointed Simon Holt to help accelerate the firm's growth, replacing Annie Healy who left earlier this year.
The trustees of the Tullett Prebon Pension Scheme have agreed to insure all liabilities through a bulk annuity with Rothesay Life.