Some 87% of master trusts support future collaborative efforts to overcome barriers to good service delivery, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) says.
Willis Towers Watson's master trust LifeSight has become the first to apply for authorisation under The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) new regime.
Blackrock has launched a strategic growth fund for defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) schemes which aims to achieve long-term growth with two-thirds the volatility of equities.
Willis Towers Watson's LifeSight is the first defined contribution (DC) master trust to allocate around half of equity investments in the default fund to environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies.
The number of businesses expecting to have a master trust as their main defined contribution (DC) pension scheme is expected to double over the next three years to 26%, a LifeSight survey reveals.
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.
Most companies are not taking enough action to tackle the significant pensions inertia within their workforce, according to a survey by LifeSight.
Willis Towers Watson's master trust, LifeSight, has been added to The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) master trust assurance list.
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Capital adequacy for master trusts should be set at a minimum of £2m to ensure a robust and innovative market according to Now Pensions.