Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF) will close its defined benefit (DB) scheme to future accrual and instead introduce a 30% defined contribution (DC) rate for members.
Member nominated trustees have their work cut out for them over the next five years.
Helen Morrissey asks if signposting will help scheme members get better retirement outcomes.
Nick Martindale looks at why annual benefit windows are becoming increasingly anachronistic in a 24/7 world and assesses the challenges and benefits for employers offering more frequent updates.
Just 13% of employers have reviewed their pension offerings since the April freedoms as most companies are still struggling to understand the implications, according to research.
Angela Raynor has called for the creation of a retirement system which ensures a "secure retirement regardless of background" in her first major speech since taking on the shadow pensions brief.
Graham Vidler looks at the challenges of ensuring pension freedoms work well for savers.
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has launched a consultation on how communications to scheme members could be improved.
The majority of employers are embracing the values that a corporate social responsibility strategy can bring to their benefits programme.
Jaguar Land Rover is one of the most established and famous names in the UK's manufacturing and engineering industry.
Achieving better member outcomes is the top priority for defined contribution (DC) schemes according to Aon's DC Survey.
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has saved more than £25,000 thanks to its car salary sacrifice scheme.
Paul Traynor says straight talking, flexible products and ethical options would make sure young workers save into a pension
Thyssen Krupp is reviewing its workplace benefits as it seeks to align them to its business objectives following a shift in corporate structure.
Pensions don't have to be boring
Defined benefit (DB) schemes need to deploy different communications methods if members are to understand options such as transfers to defined contribution (DC) schemes.
Constant government meddling has reduced confidence in pensions to a historic low according to Whitbread chief executive Andy Harrison.
IFS Proshare head Gabbi Stopp has warned that employers with share schemes need to continue promoting the benefits of their plans.
Hugh Nolan takes a look at some of the factors that affect retirement decision making.
Generational segmentation in employee benefits is too simplistic and not necessarily meeting employers' and employees needs, Aon argues.
Emma Martin highlights the top five issues for trustees of defined contribution schemes.
Over two thirds of staff (61%) at Clifford Chance have contributed to their pensions in the first three months since the launch of the law firm's benefits programme CCMe.
Pensions Awareness Day, an annual campaign to bolster awareness about pensions run by Pensions Geeks has returned with a five-day tour of the UK.
Better comms could ensure the £20bn spent on DB each year isn’t wasted