Removing liquidity restrictions would enable DC funds to capitalise on the potentially higher and safer returns that DB schemes have benefitted from, says Patrick Marshall.
Shadow pensions minister Jack Dromey has called for a fiduciary college within a university to serve for member-nominated trustee (MNT) training, amid the regulator's increased calls for professionalism.
The government has been accused of "dragging its heels" on pensions equality after ruling out amending the law to provide for higher survivor benefits for widowers.
Pension fund investors could face further disclosure requirements on ESG matters as an industry working group considers fresh law for trustees for as soon as next year.
The number of women participating in a workplace pension has increased by 70% since auto-enrolment (AE) began, analysis by Equiniti reveals.
AE has had 'truly staggering' impact
Pension schemes and their investment managers must take their environmental and social responsibilities seriously and use funds to tackle climate change, Guy Opperman has said.
The DWP has led a tailored review of The Pensions Regulator (TPR) following calls for it to become a more active regulator in the industry.
Guy Opperman is the second-longest serving dedicated junior pensions minister, overtaking Labour's Malcolm Wicks.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
GMP conversion guidance is expected imminently, but what will it mean for schemes? Maurice Titley looks at the next steps for trustees.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) spent nearly £800,000 on partnering with Gogglebox to produce a series of adverts to promote the benefits of saving for retirement.
The vast majority of pension scheme members who use Pension Wise have demonstrated clear knowledge about pension freedoms when questioned on specific facts.
Initial responses to the government's consultation on DC investment innovation reveals a mixed views on a range of its proposals. Kim Kaveh reports.
The DWP has published its response to its consultation on the pension dashboards - asking the industry for support in the delivery. Holly Roach looks at what schemes need to do now to prepare.
Darren Philp says while the DWP's response to the pension dashboard consultation is a step forward, there is still much to do to ensure success of the project
The government has set out initial thoughts on the criteria for DB master trusts to be accredited. James Phillips looks at the details
The proportion of pensioner income comprised of occupational pension payments fell over the 2017/18 financial year, government statistics reveal.
The PPI has unveiled a policy paper outlining current considerations and policy debates relevant to DC scheme default strategies. Kim Kaveh explores some of its views.
This week's top stories were the DWP giving the green light to CDC and TPR granting extensions for 11 master trust authorisation applications.
The government will proceed with a range of changes to the investment consultant and fiduciary management markets as recommended by a major competition review.
A government failure to update equality legislation means schemes offering bridging pensions could fall foul of provisions in the Equality Act 2010 - leaving them reliant on EU law as an interim solution.
The Single Financial Guidance Body (SFGB) will be rebranded as the 'Money and Pensions Service', the government has announced.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation setting out proposed rules that would require contract-based schemes to disclose costs and charges to members.