The HSBC Master Trust has become the first new master trust to be authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR), after having applied after the regime kicked off.
While equities are often considered the best weapon to wield in ESG-related engagement, pension schemes also have huge power through their bond allocations, says Mitch Reznick
Here they are - the winners of the Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards 2019...
Nick Martindale looks at how HSBC is helping its 40,000-strong UK workforce get to grips with their personal finances.
This week's top stories included HSBC's scheme completing a £7bn longevity swap with PICA and the government announcing it would review the tapered allowance for NHS scheme members.
The HSBC Bank (UK) Pension Scheme has hedged its longevity risk with Prudential Insurance Company of America (PICA) in the second-largest ever deal of its type.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has joined a coalition of 88 investors to demand companies disclose more information on environmental impact.
Trustees should not suspend DB to DC pension transfer activity following the recent GMP equalisation ruling, say this week's Pensions Buzz respondents.
The chief executive of HSBC, John Flint, is being pressured to appear before a newly formed cross-party group of MPs over a controversial pensions 'clawback' policy.
The Next Generation Pensions Committee is on a mission to promote and encourage younger voices in the industry. Kim Kaveh looks at its key objectives
UK headline dividends have declined for the first time since 2015, falling 2.1% in the second quarter of 2018, according to the latest quarterly dividend monitor from Link Asset Services.
The £4.2bn North East Scotland Pension Fund (NESPF) has appointed HSBC Securities Services as its custodian, replacing BNP Paribas.
Alison Hatcher looks at why it is so important to improve diversity in the pensions sector, and how to do it
Hilary Salt says by blurring the line between what is legally required and what 'feels fair', we create uncertainty about what is and isn't allowed
Helene Winch says in light of regulatory guidance, schemes focused on de-risking need to re-consider their fiduciary duty to also manage ESG risk
Schemes have been urged to vote against executive pay proposals at both Shell and BP in protest against incentives to increase short term production.
Expectations of what the dashboard could offer scheme members have been evolving. HSBC pension scheme's Elizabeth Renshaw-Ames tells Michael Klimes what it has to offer
Defined contribution (DC) investments have to generate higher returns for savers due to the uncertainty caused by Brexit according to Hymans Robertson.
The cost of defined benefit (DB) schemes sponsored by FTSE 100 companies could double from £7bn to £14bn per annum by 2019, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
A pension dashboard prototype will be launched by March 2017. Jonathan Stapleton and Helen Morrissey find out what the project is all about.
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
There are no boundaries to smaller schemes taking environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into consideration in their investment decisions says Mark Thompson.
The government has announced a pensions dashboard will be launched by March next year. But, as Jonathan Stapleton says, the prototype version will have significant limitations and will need to overcome a range of hurdles.
Pension funds remain the most preferred way to invest spare cash, according to research by HSBC Global Asset Management.