Schemes think salaries for top executives and asset managers are too high, according to a report from the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz think allowing people to use pensions to buy homes is a bad idea.
The pensions and investment industry needs to be much more explicit about the objectives of active management, according to former Investment Association (IA) head Daniel Godfrey.
This week we want to know if people should be able to use their pensions to buy homes and if fears that NEST will become a monopoly are justified.
Cost and a lack of information are behind many retirees' decisions to shun advice when making retirement income choices.
This week we want to know what single factor best explains the decline in people taking regulated financial advice and if online tools will improve member outcomes.
Failure to communicate Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) investment costs in the right way could lead to misunderstandings among members, says Jeff Houston.
Anna Rule has been appointed head of property by RPMI Railpen as part of the expansion of its internal asset management team.
The 0.75% charge cap is forcing DC schemes to be creative in their investment strategy to generate adequate returns for members. One possible approach is factor-based investing, writes Michael Klimes
Providers should steer members towards vetted retirement solutions to protect the value of their savings, according to Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM).
There are no boundaries to smaller schemes taking environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into consideration in their investment decisions says Mark Thompson.
Contrary to common belief, getting fund managers to take account of ESG factors is not necessarily out of bounds for smaller schemes. Michael Klimes finds out how trustees can do it.
The cost and size of pension deficits are increasing which has consequences for trustees, company directors and shareholders. Michael Klimes asks if investors are starting to worry.
Arno Kitts has joined the Pensions Insurance Corporation (PIC) as a non-executive board member and replaces Chris McKechnie who has returned to the US.
With trustee boards required to manage costs effectively, should they consider removing fund managers who don't provide data on transaction charges? James Phillips reports.
Will UK pension schemes become the employer of choice for investment professionals in future? David Rowley looks at the Australian experience and asks whether the UK will go down a similar path.
'Asset management is a simple business but it's not an easy business'
Aegon has agreed to purchase BlackRock's defined contribution (DC) platform and administration arm, increasing its platform-based workplace savings business to £30bn.
The UK watchdog has discovered problems with how some asset managers market their funds after finding several actively managed products that in reality closely track benchmarks.
Savings made across the board
Michael Klimes looks at the latest proposal to bring transparency on asset manager costs.
The number of funds that consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues when they make investment decisions is small according to MSCI research.
The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) is to invest in emerging market (EM) debt for the first time through a mandate awarded to Amundi Asset Management.
The Investment Association (IA) has introduced a working group to help establish a new code for disclosing asset management fees and costs.