Providers are failing to engage early with their independent governance committees (IGCs) over the rollout of investment pathways despite the looming 1 February deadline, they have been warned.
Vanguard has appointed an independent governance committee (IGC) to oversee the implementation of investment pathways for non-advised self-investment personal pension (SIPP) drawdown users.
Hargreaves Lansdown has appointed three new members to its independent governance committee (IGC).
EValue has launched a range of investment pathway solutions ahead of the implementation deadline next February.
Scottish Widows’ independent governance committee (IGC) has published its annual chairman’s report – giving the provider a good value for money rating for its modern products but suggesting improvements, particularly for the firm’s legacy offerings.
Standard Life and Zurich have published their latest independent governance committee (IGC) reports – posting overall green and amber value-for-money assessments respectively.
The deficit in the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) defined benefit (DB) scheme fell by £32.3m over the course of the year to 31 March this year, the watchdog has revealed.
Royal London's independent governance committee (IGC) has downgraded its rating for appropriate investment returns after all default funds caused a fall in pot values.
This week's top stories included an accountant admitting fraud and making employer-related investments in the latest criminal prosecution pursued by The Pensions Regulator.
Contract-based schemes could face requirements to disclose their firms' policies on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues under Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) plans.
Savers face a huge number of options at-retirement. Steve Goddard believes this 'dartboard of choice' should be take away and an additional layer of trustee governance is needed to protect members in the deculmulation phase
Former Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) life insurance and financial advice director Linda Woodall has been appointed to Aegon's independent governance committee (IGC).
Granting statutory protection to pre-1997 benefits in defined benefit (DB) schemes would be an unfair cost to sponsors and would force even more closures, according to this weeks' Pensions Buzz respondents.
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.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know if The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is taking the right approach by naming and shaming schemes which breach their auto-enrolment (AE) duties.
An analysis of IGC annual reports finds some lacking in information on value for money, costs and charges, and investment performance. James Phillips explores the findings
Defined contribution (DC) savers face lower costs and charges after providers made a concerted effort to reduce these to less than 1% over the past two years.
From 3 January next year, firms looking after DC members' money will need to comply with new disclosure requirements. James Phillips reports.
The industry should look to encourage diversity and appointment of young trustees through recruitment at the grassroots according to a panel of trustees at Pensions and Benefits UK.
The lifetime ISA (LISA) needs an independent governance mechanism to ensure savers' money is invested appropriately, PTL has argued.
As the FCA closes its consultation on improving transparency of costs and charges in pension schemes, James Phillips asks the industry whether the watchdog has the right solution.
Andrea Montague has been hired to the new role of deputy group finance director at Royal London.
Most respondents to this week's Pensions Buzz do not believe more workers on company boards would improve pension coverage.
Independent Governance Committees (IGCs) have joined forces to better understand what value for money means for scheme members.