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.
2019 was a busy year on many fronts, and pensions was no exception. Paul Kitson gives his top ten predictions for the pensions industry in 2020.
Capital Cranfield has appointed former Aon senior partner Kevin Wesbroom as a professional trustee.
Kevin Wesbroom retires at the end of June after nearly 44 years at Aon. Jonathan Stapleton speaks to him about his career and his continuing passion for pensions.
The industry has broadly welcomed the Department for Work and Pensions' consultation on collective defined contribution (CDC) as a move towards improving retirement outcomes.
The government is "minded to assist" any collective defined contribution (CDC) proposal that may arise from Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU), Guy Opperman has said.
As the Work and Pensions Committee's consultation on CDC closes, Stephanie Baxter asks whether it could offer a viable alternative in the binary pensions system
What were the most read opinion pieces on Professional Pensions over the last 12 months? Here are some of the top pieces from our commentators during the year.
The DB Taskforce's interim report reveals the risk of schemes not paying benefits in full is higher than previously thought. Jonathan Stapleton looks at the findings and assesses what can be done.
A flat-rate of tax relief is the most likely reform to appear in the Chancellor's March Budget according to Aon Hewitt‘s predictions.
Modelling confirms collective schemes work better for members
Over a third of large defined benefit (DB) pension schemes will quote members' transfer values on their retirement statements in light of the pension freedoms, according to research.
Kevin Wesbroom asks how damaging it would be if the next government put pensions tax relief on a par with ISAs
Aon Hewitt's Kevin Wesbroom talks about the impact of the Budget on attempts to introduce collective defined contribution (CDC) to the UK.
Aon Hewitt partner Kevin Wesbroom explains why schemes are no nearer their long-term goals than they were five years ago.
UK schemes have been urged to engage with an EIOPA impact assessment in order to make sure figures used to draw up a new pensions directive are not understated.
The industry has welcomed the code of conduct on enhanced transfer value exercises and pension increase exchanges, but questions remain over how it will impact take-up of offers.
FTSE350 buyout liabilities are surging towards £1trn forcing schemes to abandon buyout plans and move forward with alternative de-risking strategies, Aon Hewitt says.
European Union rules on the establishment of cross-border pensions must be simplified, Aon Hewitt believes.
Here it is. The list of the six people who have made it through to the final shortlist of this year's Pensions Personality of the Year award.
Almost three-quarters of schemes are committed to long-term de-risking strategies but the majority still plan to demand extra employer contributions, an Aon Hewitt poll reveals.
UK - Three quarters of defined benefit pension plans are now more likely to halt future accrual than they were 12 months ago, the Hewitt Global Pension Risk Survey 2009 revealed.
Three quarters of defined benefit pension plans are now more likely to halt future accrual than they were 12 months ago, the Hewitt Global Pension Risk Survey 2009 reveals.
UK - Nine-tenths of trustees and sponsors believe deficits will increase at their next valuation, latest Hewitt research revealed.