In terms of hard facts, most fiduciaries know very little about their UK defined contribution (DC) pension members. But data are critical to making the right choices for the default investment strategy. AllianceBernstein (AB) outline their proven process to achieve better member outcomes.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has launched a call for evidence on a proposal for a solution designed to support savers navigating pension freedoms as they move towards retirement.
The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has called on the government to review its “complicated” pension tax measures and simplify engagement with the system.
NEST has selected two fund managers it will use to invest in private credit, enabling its members to benefit from the private markets investments.
Professional Pensions is holding its defined contribution (DC) conference on 4 September.
Nearly nine million employees aged 45 and over are "sleep-walking" into retirement, unaware of how much they need to save, according to research from Aviva.
Blackrock has launched two ESG index funds for defined benefit and defined contribution (DC) schemes in response to growing demand for sustainable investment options.
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has launched guidance on defined benefit (DB) transfers to help give members better flexibility while retaining their pension benefits.
In Newton Investment Management's latest DC column, Curt Custard looks at how to increase multigenerational engagement with pensions
TPR takes action against employer prioritising dividends and reveals 15% increase in use of AE powers
The Pensions Regulator has set how it has used its powers over the first three months of the year in a bid to better protect scheme members.
For too long, ESG has been talked about as if it were something outside our main investment process. Jonathan Stapleton says this must change.
Initial responses to the government's consultation on DC investment innovation reveals a mixed views on a range of its proposals. Kim Kaveh reports.
In the latest in a series of DC columns from Newton Investment Management, Jin Philips considers what we can expect in the next stage of master trusts' development
More than one million people aged over 55 are now subject to harsher pension contribution limits as a result of using the pension freedom rules, Just Group research has found.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has taken over £400m too much in tax from savers accessing their pensions since the introduction of Freedom and Choice in 2015.
As the DWP's consultation on collective DC closes, Stephanie Baxter finds most responses are broadly supportive but some are critical, pointing out there is a long way to go to get it right
People in their mid-career aged 35-49 are the most likely to struggle with saving for retirement, according to Aon's 2018 defined contribution (DC) and financial wellbeing member survey.
Guy Opperman says as contribution rates increase, millions more people will be able to look ahead to retirement with confidence
Support staff at Manchester University have overwhelmingly voted to take strike action over plans to reduce and close the defined benefit (DB) pension scheme.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has had to pay £38m to pension freedom users after more than 18,000 counts of tax overpayment were reported.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will launch a consultation on updating the permitted links framework to allow unit-linked pension funds to invest in an appropriate range of so-called 'patient capital' assets.
Colin Meech says lack of clarity means workers and their employers don't know whether they're getting value for money or how investments are performing
In this week's Pensions Buzz, respondents warned schemes being required to offer partial transfers could lead to too many administrative burdens
Jonathan Stapleton says while the new rules will ensure master trusts are well run and have good systems, they won't necessarily ensure members are in the best schemes