Jonathan Stapleton says that, while the production of two-page simpler annual statements is no panacea for member engagement, it is a welcome step in the right direction.
Jonathan Stapleton says the Pension Schemes Bill is the latest in a long line of well-meaning legislation that makes it more difficult for employers to offer good schemes to their staff
The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the end of last month has prompted a huge wave of protest and soul-searching across the world.
Professional Pensions’ expert panel discusses how defined contribution (DC) default strategies will change following the crisis.
The UK formally left the EU on 31st January. But, as Jonathan Stapleton says, the world goes on, especially in pensions.
Jonathan Stapleton explains why the growing scale of DC providers is likely to herald rapid innovation in the market.
The PPF's latest Purple Book reveals the significant underfunding challenges in the DB universe, and these will stay with us for the long-term, says Jonathan Stapleton.
Michael Buerk’s latest TV show – Britain’s Great Pension Crisis, the first episode of which was broadcast at the beginning of the month – revealed just how poor the average person’s understanding of pensions is.
Professional Pensions is set to change the frequency of its magazine from weekly to monthly in response to a change in its audience’s content needs.
Jonathan Stapleton explains his fascination with numbers...
This year’s election marks the seventh time I have been able to cast my vote at a general election but I can honestly say it is the one I am looking forward to least. I can hardly wait until it is all over.
Consolidation is ongoing in the pensions advisory world, with no signs of abating. Jonathan Stapleton asks whether now will be seen as the high point for pensions consulting.
The industry has had little success engaging members with pensions over the past 20 years. Jonathan Stapleton says two initiatives currently underway may change this in the future.
With the spectre of Brexit looming over parliament, Jonathan Stapleton has some scepticism that the pension schemes bill will be enacted any time soon.
As the risk reduction market gets busier and busier, Jonathan Stapleton says preparations must become more comprehensive for schemes to gain a foothold.
Across the industry, two key discussions are dominating the landscape: ESG and DC investment. Getting the approach to both of these right is vital, says Jonathan Stapleton.
Improvements in governance are leading to increasing investment innovation in DC. In this roundtable, panellists discuss charges, alternative investments and how schemes are approaching ESG
Infrastructure is an asset class of increasing interest to schemes. In this roundtable, panellists discuss the investment, looking in particular at ESG issues and how they expect the asset class to develop
For too long, ESG has been talked about as if it were something outside our main investment process. Jonathan Stapleton says this must change.
Jonathan Stapleton wonders why we are so gloomy about pensions when the picture is not as bleak as is often portrayed
Jonathan Stapleton wonders whether we need a thorough review of the principles for institutional investment decision-making
Jonathan Stapleton says in light of the construction giant's collapse, the government must urgently tackle the issue of scheme funding.
The chancellor's first Autumn Statement tinkered further with pensions. Jonathan Stapleton explains why this is the wrong way to approach long-term savings.
PP has launched an event to guide defined benefit (DB) trustees and managers ahead of the incoming pensions flexibilities at an event next year.