Some 42% of defined contribution (DC) trustees believe that their investment strategies are 'less sophisticated' than those used by defined benefit (DB) schemes, according to a Hymans Robertson survey.
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
Access to automation could explain why there is still a large gap in fees for large and small schemes, according to KGC Associates' ninth administration survey. Victoria Ticha looks at the findings
Legal & General (L&G) has announced bulk annuity sales in the first half were £1bn lower than last year, but it expects another £7bn of deals in the second half.
TPO finds Northumbria Police Authority guilty of maladministration; Gives 'new hope' to scam victims
A ruling by The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) could mean past victims get redress if it finds trustees failed to alert members to pension transfer risks or did not perform mandatory checks.
Collective defined contribution should be brought back to the table, a panel at Pensions and Benefits UK argued. Victoria Ticha reports from the conference
A trustee board has been fined £25,000 by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for failing to complete 2012 and 2015 valuations for one of its schemes.
Respondents in last week's Pensions Buzz said such pathways would help guide members and improve retirement outcomes.
PA Consulting has completed a full buyout of its £850m scheme with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we wanted to know whether geopolitical risk will increase or decrease over the next six months, and how Guy Opperman has performed as pensions and financial inclusion minister over his first year in the post.
Increasing sponsor support or lowering member benefits will ultimately improve the funding position of defined benefit (DB) schemes, according to the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA).
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know how you would rate Guy Opperman's performance as pensions and financial inclusion minister after his first year in the post, and whether you believe geopolitical risk will increase or decrease over the next...
A parliamentary inquiry has found "worrying disparity" between The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) and Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) pension scheme guidance when it comes to considering environmental risk as a financial factor.
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.