Darren Philp explains why The People's Pension has published a full breakdown of transaction costs and is backing the introduction of a 'comply or explain' soft cap for such charges on DC funds.
The combination of lack of trust, poor transparency, and inadequate retirement funds will cause "civil unrest" in the next few decades, Andy Agathangelou warns.
With fiduciary mandates on the rise and managers in the spotlight after the FCA's asset management study, James Phillips explores what trustees want from them.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed the 20 members and four observer organisations of its Institutional Disclosure Working Group.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) wants to improve the disclosure of costs and charges to defined contribution (DC) members and will consult on this in the future, policy manager David Farrar says.
Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) has become the latest asset manager to sign up to the £217bn Local Government Pension Scheme's (LGPS) code of transparency.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed Chris Sier to chair its working group on disclosure of costs and charges for institutional investors.
Disclosure of investment costs can be achieved without necessarily finding out the true value of implicit costs, Kempen Capital Management argues.
This week's top stories include The Pensions Ombudsman rejecting a complaint against Standard Life for refusing to provide a second transfer value quotation.
Disclosure codes for costs and charges on pension funds need to show both the amount and impact of costs, due to their compounding effect.
The transparency campaigner has welcomed the regulator's proposals for cost disclosure, refuting claims the asset management industry's code has been created without independent oversight.
This week we want to know whether you think pensions would be worse off if the government had never had a specific pensions minister.
Shadow pensions minister Alex Cunningham says the FCA's final report on the asset management market is a turning point and urges the government to take action
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has signed up to the code of transparency created for the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), bringing the total number of signatories to five.
The industry has warned that asset managers which fail to sign up to the code of transparency will face tough scrutiny by schemes and could risk being sacked.
A governance tool to give defined benefit (DB) schemes a full overview of their administration and investment costs has been launched by KAS Bank.
The West Midlands Pension Fund is well on the way to full transparency, and has already used it to challenge managers on fees and exit high cost funds, CIO Jason Fletcher tells Stephanie Baxter.
This week's top stories include coverage of a green paper response which said The Pensions Regulator needs to be investigated and the Pension Protection Fund privatised.
Stephanie Baxter says the launch of a transparency code shows the balance of power is finally starting to move in the direction of investors.
As a transparency code is launched for the Local Government Pension Scheme, Stephanie Baxter looks at how it could set a gold standard across the industry.
The Local Government Pension Scheme Advisory Board (SAB) has launched a transparency code to help schemes get a better handle on their costs and fees.
The Investment Association (IA) has said it will work with regulators and other trade associations to develop a consistent disclosure code across all asset types.