Judith Donnelly explains why pension trustees need to review and negotiate investment documents and highlights some of the worst examples of unfair clauses
More than 60% of the largest UK pension funds have already changed or are in the process of switching their actuarial consultant, according to Barnett Waddingham research.
DB schemes are increasingly running transfer exercises to manage liabilities. Jonathon Webb looks at how to ensure overseas members are given the correct advice and included in the process
Roger Brown suggests four ways trustees can enhance their probability of selecting the right adviser
A buyout tool which provides schemes with up-to-date pricing and comparisons between insurers has been launched by JLT Employee Benefits.
This week's top stories include articles about the CMI's latest mortality projections model and its accompanying report, which show a clear trend in life expectancy.
Franklin Templeton Investments has hired Aviva Investors' Christoph Butz as director of its UK consultant relations team.
Spence & Partners has been appointed to provide consultant services to the £95m Edinburgh Airport defined benefit (DB) pension plan.
Employers boosting wellbeing spend in bid to tackle surge in employee stress and mental health issues
Almost seven out of ten (68%) of employers report employee stress and mental health-related illness, Aon Employee Benefits research reveals.
As the CMA gathers evidence for its investigation into investment consultants and fiduciary managers, Stephanie Baxter asks if there is a systemic problem in the industry
The market is now under investigation by the competition watchdog following the FCA's decision to recommend a probe, writes Stephanie Baxter
As the trustee meeting schedule starts again, Raj Mody says now is a good time to review and update contract terms in light of the FCA's study
The top three consultants have put together a package of measures designed to increase transparency and competitiveness in the consultancy and fiduciary management markets. Helen Morrissey gets the industry response
In the fourth and final part of our pensions timeline PP Online looks at what happened in pensions between October and December.
James Trask looks at the key issues highlighted in the recent FCA interim market study into asset management.
The interim findings of the FCA's Asset Management Market Study highlight concerns about the investment consulting market's transparency. Helen Morrissey takes a look at the findings.
William Parry looks at the evolving dynamics within the fiduciary management market.
Hymans Robertson has added Beenesh Googoolye and Ritchie Thomson to its investment consulting team, after both left rival firm Lane, Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Adam Porter has been named as Hymans Robertson's newest associate investment research consultant.
Sara Rejal and Karen Dolenec have been promoted to two newly created positions by Willis Towers Watson.
As the consultancy market faces ever growing scrutiny Helen Morrissey asks if the current model is working for trustees and looks at how it needs to evolve
Nicola Fox has joined T. Rowe Price as a consultant relations manager.
Cosan Consulting has hired John Reeve as a director, after he had worked at Premier for nine years.
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.