Investment and law firms have the highest median gender hourly gender pay gaps out of nearly 100 pension-related firms reporting, James Phillips writes.
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
Stark differences in approach to ESG issues between Europe and North America show significant cultural markers, James Phillips writes.
Over three-quarters of investment managers are male, while over four in ten are white British, according to research by the Diversity Project.
Auto-enrolled employees will be putting aside £8bn of savings for retirement by the 2019/20 financial year, according to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
Peter Askins says we need more diversity on trustee boards.
Women planning to retire this year are far more reliant on the state pension than their male counterparts according to Prudential research.
The biggest stories were the long-awaited Just Retirement and Partnership merger, and revelations the government could be forced to fork out £2bn for the British Steel scheme.
Allowing certain women to access their state pension early would have little or no benefit for those affected by the rise in age, according to Royal London's Steve Webb.
The Work and Pensions Select Committee has started a probe to explore the economic effects of allowing certain women to draw their state pension early.
Women affected by the increase in state pension age from 63 to 66 could access their savings early if they accept lower weekly payments, according to MPs.
Pension fund boards and executive committees across Europe have shown the strongest female representation in the capital markets sector, according to a report by New Financial.
MPs have criticised the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) over its communication of pension reforms and called for urgent changes to the information being sent to people approaching retirement.
A large majority of the pensions industry believes the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is right to investigate asset managers and investment consultants.
A fresh approach is required
The pension system is still penalising women
In order for the government's shared parental leave plans to make headway and encourage take-up among fathers, it must be used on a ‘use it or lose it' basis, a report says.
The introduction of gender neutral annuity pricing will lead to an increase in the number of people looking to buy individually underwritten annuities, LV= says.
The move to gender-neutral annuity pricing will lead to a mismatch between assets and liabilities for many schemes, warns Pitmans Independent Trustees.
The Treausry has confirmed occupational pension schemes will not be forced to comply with gender neutrality legislation when providing members with annuities.
The pensions divide between men and women is set to widen, as figures show men increased their saving ratio over the last year while women cut contributions.
There will not be a ban on age-based insurance pricing in the near future, the director general of the Government Equalities Office says.