Just Group has launched a business in a bid to transform the way trustees, members and financial advisers implement and participate in scheme transfer exercises.
The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has appointed its first female chair, Jenny Condron. Victoria Ticha speaks to her about the key pension issues that must be addressed and how to bridge the industry's gender gap
In this week's Pensions Buzz we asked if, following the announcement that Smart Pension and Legal and General are developing the first default retirement pathway combining annuities and drawdown, other providers should follow suit.
Susan Mcllvogue has been appointed as head of Hymans Robertson's trustee defined benefit (DB) business, replacing Callum Cooper.
Some 100,000 defined benefit (DB) transfers took place in the 2017/18 financial year, according to estimates by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Prudential Insurance Company of America (PICA) has agreed to reinsure around $1.2bn (£900m) of Pension Insurance Corporation's (PIC) longevity risk.
Majority of respondents agree with the PLSA that regulation is too micro-managerial
Hymans Robertson has appointed four new partners across different areas within the firm, including financial services and defined benefit.
Some 43% of defined benefit (DB) schemes are closed to future accrual, while just 4% are still open to new active members, according to analysis by Barnett Waddingham.
The combined deficit of the UK's private sector defined benefit (DB) schemes fell by 40% to £78bn on an accounting basis during April, JLT Employee Benefits analysis has revealed.
Allen & Overy has promoted Andy Cork to partner and Jason Shaw to counsel in its London pensions team.
A suite of liability driven investment (LDI) indices has been launched by STOXX and RiskFirst to aid trustees and consultants select, monitor and challenge managers.
Defined benefit (DB) 'superfund' consolidators will not take off, according to 52% of this week's Pensions Buzz respondents.
Just over half (52%) of Unison members voted to accept a pledge to keep defined benefit provision in the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) until at least April 2019 in an "above-average" turn-out.
Jo Holden has been promoted from her role as Mercer's defined benefit (DB) leader to replace Steven Blackie as chief investment officer (CIO), the consultancy announced today.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has revealed it had nine meetings with the pension fund trustees of GKN from April 2016 to March 2018.
Caroline Escott says there should be alignment between the various policy and regulatory initiatives on value for money to avoid overburdening trustees.
Outgoing president Hugh Nolan and incoming president Paul McGlone speak to Jonathan Stapleton about key industry challenges and the future of the SPP
A Blackrock survey reveals corporate and public sector defined benefit schemes are on increasingly diverging paths. Kim Kaveh explores the data.
More members are transferring out of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes when informed of the option, which suggests trustees must think carefully about member communication, according to research.
The combined deficit of FTSE 350 defined benefit (DB) schemes fell to £72bn in the first quarter of 2018, according to Mercer's pensions risk survey.
The defined benefit (DB) Costain Pension Scheme has appointed Trafalgar House as administrator following its decision to outsource for the first time.
Melrose Industries' £8.4bn offer has been accepted in today's shareholder vote, which will include injecting up to £1bn cash contributions for its two defined benefit (DB) schemes.
Pensions and risk consultancy Hymans Robertson has appointed Alistair Russell-Smith as head of its corporate defined benefit (DB) practice, effective from 1 April.