Trustees face a "disproportionate governance burden" in offering the Budget freedoms to deferred members in legacy defined contribution (DC) schemes, experts say.
Michael Klimes looks at the arguments in favour
Celene Lee has joined Buck Consultants as a senior investment consultant.
The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) and the Money Advice Service (MAS) will struggle to cope with the scale and speed of meeting the guidance guarantee, industry figures say.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has announced the appointment of Buck Consultants head of pensions policy Kevin LeGrand as vice president.
Buck Consultants has raised concern over conflicts of interest at fiduciary managers after research found three in ten mandates (29%) were awarded to existing advisers without a competitive tendering exercise.
Buck Consultants has launched a mobile app version of its integrated reward portal Compass, which enables employees to view details of their employee benefits on a smartphone at any time.
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The industry wants government departments to work together more closely to avoid undermining the pension system through inconsistent policies.
Buck Consultants has restructured its business to create separate divisions for corporate consulting and trustee advice.
The Pirelli Common Investment Fund (Pirelli CIF) has appointed Buck Global Investment Advisors (BGIA) to monitor and evaluate its fiduciary management arrangements.
Do employers really need to use a benefits consultant? Nick Martindale investigates what consultants can add to a benefits package or if it can all be done directly with providers.
The Norcros Security Plan trustees have hired Buck Consultants to provide actuarial services to its £400m defined benefit (DB) section.
Buck Consultants has teamed up with four of the biggest pension providers to target small and medium-sized employers (SMEs) with a one-stop auto-enrolment (AE) solution.
Buck Consultants managing director (MD) Fraser Smart is set to relocate to New York to head up its worldwide business.
Buck Consultants’ Fraser Smart says small pots and state pension top-ups could combine
Large consultancies have experienced double-digit growth within their defined contribution (DC) teams in just two years.
Buck Consultants principal and head of defined contribution (DC) and wealth Philip Smith is leaving the firm in March to take up a role at PwC, PP can reveal.
Standard Life has announced an alliance with Broadstone Corporate Benefits to deliver packaged auto-enrolment (AE) services to small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Buck Consultants and Wragge & Co have announced a joint venture offering a fixed fee auto-enrolment (AE) advice service to small and medium enterprises (SME).
The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) decision to publish a guide advising smaller employers to avoid trust-based defined contribution (DC) schemes has been slammed by the industry.
Taha Lokhandwala looks at research on schemes’ cash flow management and assesses the risks of holding too much cash
A number of smaller employers are planning to avoid auto-enrolment (AE) compliance citing the legislation as "designed solely to allow the government to steal more money".
Schemes are delaying de-risking plans and reviewing automatic triggers as sponsors increasingly believe gilt yields will rise in the short term, a senior actuary says.