Schroders has launched a global multi-factor equity fund for defined contribution (DC) schemes in a bid to provide an investment strategy which targets consistent outperformance in a risk-controlled way.
Good pension scheme governance relies on the skills, diversity and knowledge of the trustees, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has argued.
Good stewardship is key to maximising long-term shareholder value, as Dan Brocklebank explains
This week we want to know whether you are finding it more or less difficult to recruit trustees at the moment.
An argument has been made for DB schemes to copy corporate governance structures to boost trustees' accountability. James Phillips explores the idea
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published a guide on investment for defined benefit (DB) trustees as the next stage of its campaign to raise governance standards.
David Brooks says consolidation is not the only option for DB schemes
Australia's seventh biggest superfund puts ESG issues at the very heart of its investment decision process. Stephanie Baxter takes a look at UniSuper's grown-up strategy
Most Local Pension Boards have been running for 18 months now. William Bourne gives some insight into challenges faced and how to move forward
Schemes often look at total investment returns when assessing success. However, a recent paper says other factors should also be taken into account. Helen Morrissey reports
Andy Todd discusses the opportunities asset pooling brings for local government funds
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has launched a year-long review of its internal governance procedures, it announced today.
Sackers has launched a tool to advise pension schemes on how to improve their trusteeship and governance.
Pension schemes are underperforming and employees are concerned about where their money is invested, according to Portus Consulting.
Margaret Snowdon has been appointed by HM Treasury to join the steering group for the pensions dashboard prototype project.
The best approach to investment governance is debatable, but many large schemes have a similar approach. James Phillips reports
Peter Askins looks at how trusteeship needs to evolve to remain fit for purpose.
Cosan Consulting has hired John Reeve as a director, after he had worked at Premier for nine years.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published a discussion paper on how to drive up standards of pensions trusteeship and shape future regulatory policy.
The Brexit vote has increased the strain on companies funding DB funds. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores how schemes can contingency plan in the face of uncertainty.
PP looks at how standards on master trust governance are developing
Punter Southall Aspire has launched a master trust for defined benefit (DB) schemes with additional voluntary contributions (AVCs).
A recent report says a more confident approach from trustees could result in real innovative thinking. Helen Morrissey is inclined to agree.
Pension schemes have made big improvements to governance in recent years but a paper released by the 300 Club shows there is still some way to go. Helen Morrissey takes a look.