Seven bodies with responsibility for protecting UK pension savers’ pots have joined forces to create an information guide to reassure scheme members amid concern about the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on financial wellbeing in the UK.
Charlotte Moore looks at industry efforts to why improving members' financial wellbeing and retirement planning is crucial in a crisis situation.
Asset managers have made considerable improvements in their gender pay gaps, with an average narrowing of 2.6 percentage points, Professional Pensions analysis finds.
Jon Dean looks at whether the AE system can be adapted to meet low earners’ needs and lower financial resilience.
Maggie Williams looks at whether chair's statements are having the desired effects, and what lies in their future.
This week’s top stories included the Financial Conduct Authority saying there is a “significant risk of harm” in the long-term savings market caused by pension freedoms, and Standard Life and Zurich publishing their latest independent governance committee...
The Money and Pensions Service (Maps) has published its first full report on progress on the pensions dashboard so far and has flagged “significant” delivery challenges in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
The UK’s pension regulators have called on pension savers to stay calm as fears over the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on markets and personal finances may lead many to take damaging actions.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has postponed all of its exams, while the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has moved to delay its consultation responses amid the market disruptions caused by the Covid-19 outbreak.
As the first reports under the cost transparency templates become due, Charlotte Moore looks at how schemes and their consultants can use the data
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) "struggles at senior levels” to recruit a diverse workforce, Megan Butler told delegates at the Women in Investment Festival on 3 March.
Brooks Macdonald has announced a raft of senior management changes ahead of the acquisition of Cornelian Asset Managers, which is set to take place tomorrow (28 February).
Regulatory approval has been granted to Redington for private equity backing from Phoenix Equity Partners.
Gina Miller has published a report highlighting "regulatory failures" in financial services during Andrew Bailey's tenure as chief executive (CEO) of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), calling for chancellor Rishi Sunak to review Bailey’s appointment...
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has admitted to a data breach which saw confidential information accidentally made publicly available.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) revealed unsuitable transfers out of defined benefit (DB) schemes could result in collective losses of up to £20bn worth of guarantees over five years.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has set out new rules for cost disclosure for contract-based pension schemes, with default funds now required to publish cost and charges data by 31 July 2021, based on 2020 figures.
Robin Ellison says The Pensions Regulator's decision to fine the Financial Conduct Authority £2,000 because of shortcomings in its pension scheme is symptomatic of the grandstanding now common among regulators
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has issued a £2,000 fine to the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Pension Plan due to a non-compliant chair’s statement.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed Christopher Woolard has interim chief executive following advice from HM Treasury.
Lessons must be learned from open banking in order to make the pensions dashboard a success for the modern saver, says Darren Philp.
Changes are afoot in the pensions regulatory landscape in a bid to boost both security and outcomes for members. Charles Counsell reveals what you can expect from the regulator this year.
DC schemes are increasingly looking at investing in alternatives but face a number of challenges. Charlotte Moore takes a look at the issues they face.
2019 was a busy year on many fronts, and pensions was no exception. Paul Kitson gives his top ten predictions for the pensions industry in 2020.