The Aegon Master Trust will move from an affiliate board structure to fully independent, recruiting a further trustee as part of the process.
As part of a series celebrating PP’s silver anniversary, Hope William-Smith asks industry veterans about policy over the past 25 years and what needs to change for the future.
Aegon’s independent governance committee (IGC) has unveiled its latest annual report – highlighting general good value for money but some concerns over investment and communications.
Now authorisation has ended for existing schemes, Kim Kaveh reflects on the process and asks what the future holds for ongoing supervision.
An agreed definition of value for money would make it easier for members to compare pensions, but it could be difficult as schemes are so different, writes Kim Kaveh.
NEST, Aegon Master Trust, Ensign Retirement Plan, Creative Pension Trust and the Baptist Pension Scheme have been authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Contract-based schemes could face requirements to disclose their firms' policies on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues under Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) plans.
Sacker has appointed Emily Whitelock, Shannon Diggory and Tony Hewitt as associates to help meet ongoing demand.
Former Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) life insurance and financial advice director Linda Woodall has been appointed to Aegon's independent governance committee (IGC).
Independent governance committees (IGCs) may see their remit expanded to include reporting on social investing issues under Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) plans unveiled in its business plan today.
Responses to the Professional Trustee Standards Working Group's consultation have flooded in. While the industry mostly welcomes the proposals, there is disagreement on some areas, writes Kim Kaveh.
Sackers has hired Harriet Dove and Mike Fallow as associates, bringing its total number of lawyers to 53.
Sackers has promoted pension lawyers Jacqui Reid, Ralph McClelland and Lucy Dunbar to partners, bringing the total number up to 28 across the firm.
Aegon has appointed Dougy Grant and Paul Bucksey to its independent governance committee (IGC).
Independent Governance Committees (IGCs) and trustee boards must not fall into the trap of believing value for money is solely about what is measurable according to Ian Pittaway.
Sackers has promoted five lawyers in a shake-up of its defined contribution (DC) and defined benefit (DB) pensions team.
Emily Rowley (pictured above) has been made an associate by Sackers.
Sackers has promoted Joanna Smith and Naomi Brown to associate director and Emma Martin to senior associate.
Aegon UK has revealed the remaining members of its Independent Governance Committee (IGC).
Sebastian Reger has been appointed partner by Sackers.
Ian Pittaway has been appointed chairman of Aegon UK's independent governance committee (IGC).
Trustees running schemes in England and Scotland no longer need to be concerned about EU cross-border requirements after the results of yesterday's referendum.
Sackers senior partner Ian Pittaway has been voted chairman of the Association of Professional Pension Trustees (APPT).
Sackers senior lawyer Ralph McClelland has been promoted to associate director.