Smart Pension is set to take on all members and employers of the Welplan Pensions Master Trust, following its closure last year.
Fujitsu Pension Scheme has moved its defined contribution (DC) members into Willis Towers Watson’s LifeSight master trust, passing on full responsibility for the management of its members’ pension provisions.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is now enabling members of its Defined Contribution Investment Builder master trust to access private markets investments.
The HSBC Master Trust has become the first new master trust to be authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR), after having applied after the regime kicked off.
Professional Pensions has compiled a list charting the progress of master trust authorisation. View our list in full here...
Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH) is planning to set up a defined contribution (DC) pension arrangement to provide future benefits for current employees and new joiners through auto-enrolment (AE).
Ten master trusts will pay at least 25% of the total general levy despite holding just 2% of assets, according to The People’s Pension (TPP).
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has published its first batch of guidance on defined contribution (DC) master trust transition, as further consolidation is expected.
Now authorisation has ended for existing schemes, Kim Kaveh reflects on the process and asks what the future holds for ongoing supervision.
The master trust market now represents 16 million memberships and holds more than £36bn in assets, The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) final master trust market update reveals.
Salvus Master Trust and the Financial Conduct Authority Pension Plan have been approved by The Pensions Regulator (TPR), concluding the master trust authorisation regime for existing schemes.
The trustees and sponsor of Supertrust UK have decided to withdraw the master trust from The Pensions Regulator’s authorisation process and will now wind-up the scheme.
The Combined Nuclear Pension Plan (CNPP) has dropped Hymans Robertson as an investment adviser for its defined contribution (DC) master trust and appointed Redington as a replacement.
Manchester Airport Group (MAG) has selected Legal and General (L&G) to run a master trust scheme for its employees after a review of its defined contribution arrangement, PP has learned.
The University of Oxford Staff Pension Scheme has received master trust authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR), taking the total number of approved schemes to 34.
B&CE has launched a redundancy consultation with staff as part of a plan to reduce costs and become more efficient.
The top stories this week were Gallagher’s acquisition of AHC, and the publication of the GMP Equalisation Working Group’s methodology guidance.
Cardano Group has completed the acquisition of Now Pensions, a week after the master trust received authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Now Pensions, Scottish Widows Master Trust, Aspire Savings Trust, and the ITB Pension Funds have been authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Salvus Master Trust’s funds under management have surpassed the £200m as it continues to wait for authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week’s top stories included The Pensions Regulator launching a prosecution against the director of a professional trustee firm, and the regulator approving five master trusts.
The Pensions Management Institute's (PMI) Master Trust Working Group is inviting pension experts to participate in four workstreams to tackle barriers to good service delivery and positive member outcomes.
Willis Towers Watson has published a report looking at DC trends over the past year. Kim Kaveh looks at the findings.
NEST, Aegon Master Trust, Ensign Retirement Plan, Creative Pension Trust and the Baptist Pension Scheme have been authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).