Hymans Robertson has appointed Michael Abramson as a partner and risk transfer specialist to grow its risk reduction offerings.
John Walbaum asks if we have forgotten the realities of equity markets and questions whether recent market falls are part of a longer-term collapse.
Research by Hymans Robertson predicts existing options could shrink the DB universe by four-fifths in 25 years' time. Stephanie Baxter explores its predictions
Entering a Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment when Box Clever went bust would have "jeopardised" its scheme's ability to secure additional sources of funding, the Upper Tribunal has been told.
The benefits promised by scheme consolidation are available today. Patrick Bloomfield asks why more trustees and sponsors aren't taking advantage of them
The buy-in and buyout market is on course for a record-breaking year as demand continues to rise amid attractive pricing. Victoria Ticha looks at what to expect
Hymans Robertson has appointed Baljit Khatra as a risk transfer consultant as the firm prepares for the busiest year ever for the bulk annuity market.
This year will see consolidation, cyber risk and cost transparency dominate the industry's focus as schemes bid to improve value for money and meet data protection requirements.
The Hymans Robertson Staff Pension Plan's governance committee has taken various steps this year to improve member experience, writes Michael Klimes
No FTSE 350 companies will retain a final salary scheme open to accrual by 2027, analysis by Hymans Robertson finds.
Transport operator FirstGroup has consolidated its pension scheme assets within the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) in what is believed to be the first move of its kind.
This week's top stories include the announcement to increase the lifetime allowance, and industry reaction to the Autumn Budget.
Hymans Robertson has launched a tool to help schemes more easily assess their readiness to complete a buy-in and the benefits this could bring.
As the CMA gathers evidence for its investigation into investment consultants and fiduciary managers, Stephanie Baxter asks if there is a systemic problem in the industry
Some master trusts have been criticised for exposing members to too much risk one year prior to retirement. Michael Klimes explores the difficulty of balancing risk exposure.
The Bank of England's (BoE) decision to increase interest rates for the first time in over a decade has been welcomed by the industry, yet the move will only be "symbolic" for most defined benefit (DB) schemes.
This week's top stories included the Trades Union Congress calling for collective defined contribution schemes after finding a bad year of investment performance a year before retirement can leave savers £5,000 a year worse off.
The risk profiles of many default defined contribution (DC) master trusts need an overhaul as they are mishandling risk, according to Hymans Robertson.
Hymans Robertson has appointed Tom Dunster to lead its equity research team in a newly-created position.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes will offload around £700bn of liabilities to insurers over the next 15 years, latest analysis by Hymans Robertson has suggested.
Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has entered into two buy-ins with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), and a longevity swap with Legal & General (L&G).
Kim Kaveh explores how good use of digital tools in DC schemes can help members attain solid retirement outcomes
Jon Hatchett looks at the FCA's proposals for advice on pension transfers, highlighting some issues with its recommendations and pointing out some glaring omissions
Kim Kaveh asks if the benefits of matching contributions are being communicated sufficiently.