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.
The government has reaffirmed its commitment to crack down on pensions cold calling and give firms more powers to block suspicious transfers.
The corporate pensions market has changed radically over the past five years. Jonathan Stapleton asks a range of industry experts what now makes a gold standard offering to employees.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has today released its updated defined contribution (DC) code of practice, as well as six guides on complying with legal obligations.
SPP president Hugh Nolan tells Helen Morrissey how the body can provide a truly independent voice to help the industry navigate through difficult times.
BHS has raised questions about the crisis management of stakeholders when a scheme is under threat. Michael Klimes examines solutions
A guide has been published to help trustees and other industry professionals understand how medical underwriting can be used to de-risk defined benefit (DB) schemes.
Events this year have raised the issue of whether the industry and trustees should give earlier warnings to the regulator and PPF about issues with DB schemes. Kristian Brunt-Seymour looks at the options.
As MPs investigate the factors behind BHS's collapse, Michael Klimes looks at whether the regulator and trustees could have done anything differently.
Trustees relying on equities and gilt yields to improve are taking a big gamble and could result in a rush of schemes going bust, says Hugh Nolan.
The trustees of the British Home Stores (BHS) scheme have done the best they can in the very difficult circumstances, according to experts.
PP explores the option of putting the British Steel scheme through the bulk annuity market.
The Society of Pension Professionals (SPP) has elected Hugh Nolan as president effective from 1 June, succeeding Duncan Buchanan who is stepping down.