Hilary Salt says DC is merely a savings vehicle, and argues collective DC would provide a wage in retirement more efficiently
An interactive and hands-free technology that allows savers to track how much they have invested into their retirement pots has been launched by Smart Pension.
Frank field is a good thing for pensions and the government will make the necessary legislative changes to allow CDC, according to industry
Redington has appointed Natalie Flood and Jonathan Parker as part of wider plans to grow its defined benefit (DC) business.
Schroders has become the first asset manager to sign up to Clear Funds, a transaction cost assessment service launched by PTL in January 2018.
In this week's Pensions Buzz we want to know if you think Frank Field, chairman of the Work and Pensions Committee, is a good thing for pensions.
The industry has been calling for some sort of alternative to defined benefit (DB) schemes for as long as I can remember - saying such arrangements could provide a third way between DB and defined contribution (DC) schemes.
Smart Pensions has appointed Anna Eagles as an independent trustee to support its governance as it expands.
Industry believes regulator should have tighter control over concerning DB transfers to protect scheme members.
A set of tools to help trustees quiz their advisers and gain confidence in their decision-making has been produced by Aon.
Some £5.4bn was put into defined contribution (DC) pension schemes last year - an increase of 21% year on year, according to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Rory Murphy says real and positive changes in the industry are best achieved if they reflect the interests of the consumer
Respondents say dividend clearance regime for firms with pension deficits is a bad idea.
Four in five members of UK pension schemes do not know how to utilise savings pot for retirement, according to research by MFS Investment Management.
The Hymans Robertson Staff Pension Plan's governance committee has taken various steps this year to improve member experience, writes Michael Klimes
The UK pensions system remains relatively ungenerous and unequal compared to other countries, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has said.
Michael Klimes asks if the proposal to close USS to future accrual is realistic
PP research finds concern over direction of travel for pensions after rapid market changes.
There has been a huge rise in the number of DB to DC transfers since 2015. Stephanie Hawthorne looks at how demand is changing and what these changes mean for schemes.
Member options often provide a win-win opportunity for all stakeholders involved in a pension scheme. Here, Aon analyses the different options available and why trustees and companies are making them available to pension scheme members.
This week's top stories were Broadstone Group's acquisition of Mitchell Consulting and 2020 Trustees, and TPR launching a probe into trustees' assessments of DC costs.
Some master trusts have been criticised for exposing members to too much risk one year prior to retirement. Michael Klimes explores the difficulty of balancing risk exposure.
The industry holds mixed views on government policy in defined contribution provision, Professional Pensions research has found.
Scottish Widows and Standard Life recently completed the industry's first two automated bulk transfers of occupational schemes. Michael Klimes examines how automation reduces risks