Professional Pensions is holding a webinar on how the pensions industry can make a real impact when it comes to ESG – asking what is better, to engage or to divest.
Jonathan Stapleton says that, while the production of two-page simpler annual statements is no panacea for member engagement, it is a welcome step in the right direction.
Over a third of asset managers (39%) were unable to provide a single example of a climate change related engagement effort despite 76% saying they “consider climate risks and opportunities”, according Redington.
Karen Quinn and Rhys Williams explain how data can be used to improve pension scheme engagement.
Independent trustee Michelle Cracknell was the winner of the PMI's third student essay competition. In her paper, she explains how data managed by schemes and providers to administer pensions could be used to better segment and target member communications...
Industry experts do not agree member engagement and data quality are priorities, according to research by networking site Mallowstreet.
Defined contribution (DC) schemes’ visions are generally aligned, but there are mixed views on the power of the default versus member engagement, according to the Thinking Ahead Institute.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents were split over which political party would be best for pensions.
The majority of this week's Pensions Buzz respondents agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) proposal to ban contingent charging on defined benefit (DB) transfer advice.
Just one in three UK businesses have reviewed their pension strategy in the last two years, according to research by Capita Employee Solutions.
Shayla Reid asks how the pensions industry can engage Gen Z with long-term savings.
While there has been a surge in the number of people investing for retirement, Jonathan Stapleton says too few are engaged with their investments and explains why this must change.
Dan Mikulskis says for pension schemes to engage with their members, they need to have the ability to invest in assets like renewable energy or social housing
PensionBee has become the first UK pension provider to adopt simpler annual statements to improve its pension reporting to members and encourage engagement.
Tim Phillips of Smart Pension describes the challenges facing the industry to get people engaged with their pensions and make the most of their savings at retirement.
The default charge cap for defined contribution (DC) investment strategies should not be amended to make it easier to access illiquid assets, a majority of last week's 91 respondents said.
PP editor Jonathan Stapleton speaks to NEST director of customer engagement Mark Rowlands about how his scheme is engaging members.
Professional Pensions is holding a breakfast briefing on engaging defined contribution (DC) members on 7 February.
NEST's director of business development Helen Dowsey speaks to James Phillips about communications, sidecar savings, and retirement products.
This week's 103 Pensions Buzz respondents were equally split on whether the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is right to launch the dashboard on a voluntary participation basis, as was announced on Monday.
The industry has welcomed the Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) feasibility report into the pensions dashboard as a move towards improving member outcomes.
Some 70% of defined contribution (DC) members want to know their scheme is personalised and tailored to their needs, an Invesco language study reveals.
Amrit McLean of Aviva considers an alternative approach to liability management exercises
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues could be the key to greater engagement with members if the power of investments is communicated well, says Emma Douglas.