The Pensions Climate Risk Industry Group is drafting trustee guidance on climate-related issues and how they can address the risks as part of their governance processes.
A panel of experts have shared their views on how DB schemes can make good consolidation decisions. Kim Kaveh reports from the PLSA’s annual conference .
Simplified, one-page pension wake-up packs launched last week, but the industry does not agree that they will make much difference to members’ saving attitudes. Holly Roach reports
Automatic enrolment (AE) has helped level the number of women saving into a workplace pension with the number of men, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said.
Schemes must “act now” to equalise guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs), pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman says.
The pensions schemes bill will digitalise pensions and provide savers with greater confidence for retirement, Guy Opperman has said.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has unveiled a retirement living standards tool to help members engage with their pension and set retirement targets.
A pension schemes bill is set to be laid in parliament in the coming weeks after the government announced a wide-ranging suite of reforms in the Queen’s Speech today.
Three-quarters of self-employed workers agree it is important to save for retirement, and more than half want help with it, according to NEST.
Pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman has written to the 50 largest pension schemes requesting action to combat climate change.
The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has called for five key policy measures to be included in the upcoming pensions bill.
A pensions bill is completely ready to go and waiting for a Queen’s Speech, according to pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman.
From October, trustees need to show how they are factoring ESG issues into investment decisions. Holly Roach explores why the changes may not be radical but could boost member engagement.
Schemes already face a legislative requirement to carry out transfers promptly and efficiently, so they should voluntarily get on board with the industry-developed solution, says Tom McPhail
Caroline Rookes has been appointed interim chairwoman of The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO), as the organisation seeks to boost its governance.
It would be inappropriate to name and shame schemes which do not sign up to the Star Initiative, a majority of Pensions Buzz respondents said in backlash to comments made by the pensions minister.
Boris Johnson's government will deliver its first Queen's Speech on 14 October, the prime minister has announced.
NEST has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking all of its 8 million members' pension pots with it.
Five million pension savers could be putting their retirement pots at risk to scammers, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) warn as part of their latest ScamSmart campaign.
Guy Opperman will remain in post as pensions and financial inclusion minister, it has been confirmed.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents were unsure whether Guy Opperman will stay in post as pensions and financial inclusion minister under the new Prime Minister.
More needs to be done to speed up DB to DC transfers but, as Jonathan Stapleton says, more also needs to be done to protect members.
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has launched guidance on defined benefit (DB) transfers to help give members better flexibility while retaining their pension benefits.
The government has been accused of "dragging its heels" on pensions equality after ruling out amending the law to provide for higher survivor benefits for widowers.