Despite the gloom around Brexit and all the challenges facing pensions, there are plenty of reasons to be cheerful. Top industry commentators tell Stephanie Baxter why there is cause for optimism
Legislation allowing opposite-sex couples to register as civil partners is unlikely to have a significant impact on pension scheme liabilities, industry experts say.
Research highlights confusion about where responsibility to support members on transfers lies. Kim Kaveh looks at the key findings
Paul McGlone will take over from Hugh Nolan as the next president of the Society of Pension Professionals (SPP) on 1 June, the trade body has announced.
Outgoing president Hugh Nolan and incoming president Paul McGlone speak to Jonathan Stapleton about key industry challenges and the future of the SPP
Esther McVey must ensure current pension projects are not neglected and continue the success of auto-enrolment (AE) as a priority, industry commentators say.
Ahead of the second Budget of 2017, industry experts tell James Phillips what they think the chancellor will seek to change on 22 November.
Michael Klimes explores how the Pension Quality Mark's new communications guide can help the industry can improve engagement with members
Changing third-party administrators can cause all sorts of issues, including loss of data. Michael Klimes looks at examples of poor transitions and asks if it is a widespread problem
Experts have called for improvements surrounding pension communications, on the UK's third annual Pension Awareness Day.
Latest SPP research shows the majority of pension professionals believe the current system is unfair. Jonathan Stapleton agrees, but says we shouldn't expect the government to provide a fix
The UK pension system is unfair on young people and the self-employed, a poll by the Society of Pension Professionals (SPP) has said.
Alan Rubenstein is to step down as chief executive of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) after nearly nine years in the role.
A panel at Pensions and Benefits UK discussed the strengths and weaknesses of the DB system. Michael Klimes reports
The Conservative Party's plan to replace the state pension triple lock with a double lock has provoked mixed responses.
Deficits could fall by hundreds of billions of pounds if the six-year stall in life expectancy improvements becomes a long-term trend. However, there is a risk of taking too much notice of short-term changes, writes Stephanie Baxter.
Designing good DC default funds for members can be a difficult and daunting task for trustees. Michael Klimes explores how they can do it
Ever since Freedom and Choice there have been worries people could spend their pension savings too early on. Michael Klimes considers a way to prevent this
Brexit will not have a material impact on auto-enrolment (AE) contribution rates and should not be used as an excuse to meddle with the regime, the industry has said.
Economic uncertainty is expected to grow while the UK leaves the European Union, which could make it harder to increase auto-enrolment contribution rates. Michael Klimes asks if more flexibility is needed
The government should consider introducing more flexibility to auto-enrolment (AE) increases to reduce the risk of opt-outs especially post-Brexit, according to Hugh Nolan.
What were the most read opinion pieces on Professional Pensions over the last 12 months? Here are some of the top pieces from our commentators during the year.
The government has set out detailed plans to ban cold calling and give more powers to trustees to stop rogue transfers. Michael Klimes asks if it is enough to stop scams.
Hugh Nolan believes members struggling with increased auto-enrolment contributions should be offered a chance to opt back down to the previous level rather than making it an "all or nothing" choice.