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
Here they are. The finalist lists for the Women in Pensions Awards 2018...
Diversity on trustee boards may be an area that The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will increasingly "dig into" in the future, it has said.
Investment and law firms have the highest median gender hourly gender pay gaps out of nearly 100 pension-related firms reporting, James Phillips writes.
Women using drawdown can expect to receive £47,000 less in their pension pot over a typical 20 year retirement period, according to Zurich.
Investment managers and law firms have ranked worst for the median pay gap between men and women among 85 firms involved in occupational pensions analysed by PP.
Here it is… The full list of the individuals and organisations that have been nominated for the inaugural Women in Pensions Awards.
The industry needs to come together to develop a financial education programme for university students to encourage more to enter the industry, thereby also building trust, Gina Miller has said.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, most respondents said despite progress in recent years, there is still a long way to go
On International Women's Day, Kim Kaveh says evidence shows the gender gap in pension savings is still far too big, and looks at ways to close it
Women still fall well behind men when it comes to saving for retirement despite auto-enrolment (AE) increasing contributions year on year, Pension Monster data shows.
Average opt-out rates for 22- to 29-year old female members were 5% in December compared to 3% for men - a trend that accelerates across older groups, according to Now Pensions analysis conducted exclusively for PP.
Asset managers including JPMorgan Asset Management (JPMAM), BlackRock and Standard Life have backed an initiative set up by the 30% Club to push for a third of FTSE companies to have women on their boards.
Professional Pensions has launched the inaugural Women in Pensions Awards to celebrate the achievements of women working in pensions or acting as a trustee. Find out how to nominate here…
Women accumulate on average £56,000 in their pension funds by age 50 compared to £112,000 saved by men, research by Aegon has found.
Methods should be the same for both men and women as, contrary to popular belief, research shows there are few disparities between how they respond, writes Kim Kaveh.
The average workplace pension pot for women is just £53,000, far below the £120,000 average for men, according to a study which highlights the clear gender gap in pensions.
Stark differences in approach to ESG issues between Europe and North America show significant cultural markers, James Phillips writes.
Nearly three-quarters (74%) of asset owners include diversity in their annual report, according to New Financial.
This week we want to know if it was right to introduce Freedom and Choice and how likely it is tax relief will be cut in the November Budget.
Over three-quarters of investment managers are male, while over four in ten are white British, according to research by the Diversity Project.
Pension trustee boards should comprise of individuals with a range of different life experiences and viewpoints as this will lead to better decision-making, speakers at the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's diversity seminar say.
Women returning to the investment industry after a career break will be able to take advantage of a UCAS-style clearing system.
This week we want to know if mentoring trustees is an effective way to increase diversity on boards and whether GMP equalisation should be scrapped.