A majority of industry professionals polled opposed the idea of attending face-to-face events in October, Professional Pensions finds.
Two-thirds of the industry don’t expect to return to non-home offices until at least September and 55% don’t expect a return to face-to-face business as usual for at least a year, exclusive PP research reveals.
There was no industry consensus on the benefits and negatives of scrapping high-rate tax relief from this week’s 115 Pension Buzz peers in split results.
Almost half (43%) of trustees do not feel able to monitor and report on their schemes ESG policy to a high standard, according to CACEIS.
The Brunel Pension Partnership's decision on ESG divestment could go either way, say this week's 99 Pensions Buzz peers in split results.
This week's 104 Pensions Buzz respondents agreed that the regulations surrounding chair's statements are too harsh.
A review of how the general levy is calculated must be undertaken by the Department for Work and Pensions, 70% of this week’s 90 Pensions Buzz respondents said.
Pensions are too complicated a topic for political parties to discuss in any detail on the general election campaign trail, a majority of this week’s 110 Pensions Buzz respondents said.
Most of this week's 108 Pensions Buzz respondents agreed the pension schemes bill should be reintroduced in its exisiting form.
This week's 88 Pensions Buzz respondents agreed that defined contribution (DC) master trusts have set a good example for other types of DC schemes during the authorisation process.
Most of this week's 94 Pensions Buzz respondents agreed the bill is good for pensions if it gets through parliament.
Schemes with poor record keeping should be handed harsher punishments, say the majority of this week’s 83 Pensions Buzz respondents.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents were split over which political party would be best for pensions.
It would be inappropriate to name and shame schemes which do not sign up to the Star Initiative, a majority of Pensions Buzz respondents said in backlash to comments made by the pensions minister.
The majority of this week's Pensions Buzz respondents agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) proposal to ban contingent charging on defined benefit (DB) transfer advice.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents were unsure whether Guy Opperman will stay in post as pensions and financial inclusion minister under the new Prime Minister.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents were split on whether more schemes should follow NEST's decision to divest from tobacco.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents agreed the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is sometimes right to vote against company voluntary agreement (CVA) proposals.
Scheme members are not equipped to deal with the tax implications of accessing their pension, last week's Pensions Buzz respondents said.
Respondents were divided on whether the Gogglebox series of adverts on auto-enrolment represented good value for money, after the government spent £800,000 on the partnership.
The lifetime allowance should be scrapped and replaced with a lower annual allowance, last week's Pensions Buzz respondents said.
One third of schemes have calculated transfer values for guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) equalisation, according to last week's Pensions Buzz respondents.
Collective defined contribution (CDC) savers should be allowed to access pension freedoms when the scheme is rolled out, last week's Pensions Buzz respondents said.
Accreditation will reduce the number of sole-trader professional trustees, this week's Pensions Buzz respondents say.