Liability-driven investment's (LDI) dominance as a trend in UK defined benefit (DB) pension scheme investment will come to an end by 2021, according to research.
Low income earners in the majority of master trusts are missing out on tax relief on their retirement savings due to a legislative technicality, according to research.
Patrick Bloomfield says the regulator is being more vocal about its view of what 'fair treatment' means, with the threat of using its powers to intervene
Strong employers should consider contributing more money to reduce pension deficits over a shorter period of time, especially where they are paying out excessive shareholder dividends, the watchdog has said.
Pensions and risk consultancy Hymans Robertson has appointed Alistair Russell-Smith as head of its corporate defined benefit (DB) practice, effective from 1 April.
Investment consultants are failing to recommend products that outperform net of fees, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said as its investigation into the market continues.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has said it while believes in the benefits of consolidating defined benefit (DB) schemes, there are significant issues to overcome.
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.