The People's Pension, Atlas Master Trust and The Cheviot Trust have been granted authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR), taking the total number of authorised master trusts to 18.
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SEI Master Trust and National Pension Trust have been granted authorisation, becoming the 14th and 15th master trusts to be given the stamp of approval by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The Railways Pension Scheme's Industry Wide Defined Contribution (IWDC) Section and the Aon Master Trust have become the 12th and 13th master trusts to be authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Smart Pension's head of policy and communications says Now Pensions' AE index was propaganda but raises the issue of the long-term effect of charges.
An overwhelming majority of smaller schemes are failing to meet all standards of governance and trusteeship, The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) annual defined contribution survey shows.
Lloyds Banking Group has secured one million new pension customers since the start of 2018, according to its half year results to 30 June.
Now Pensions has launched an auto-enrolment (AE) cost comparison index to illustrate the long-term implications of fees charged by pension providers.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) increased its use of frontline powers by 32% over the last year, it confirmed in its annual report and accounts.
Nearly 60% of UK employers consider defined contribution (DC) master trusts to be the "most suitable" pension fund for their employees, according to research by Buck.
FTSE 100 employer contributions to defined contribution (DC) schemes have increased from an average of 6.4% in 2018 to 7.1% this year, according to Willis Towers Watson.
This week's top stories were the seven-year ban a company director received for pension negligence, and the launch of the Pensions Administration Standards Association's defined benefit transfer guidance.
The Mercer Master Trust has become the 11th to receive authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR), following its application submission in February.
Four more master trusts have received master trust authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR), taking the total number of authorised schemes to 10.
Aviva has launched a defined contribution (DC) default investment strategy for its workplace pension clients, incorporating ethical and ESG considerations.
Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Frank Field has written to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) over its influence on the Universities Superannuation Scheme's (USS) 2017 valuation.
Now Pensions chief executive (CEO) Troy Clutterbuck has stepped down from the role with immediate effect.
Improved diversity on master trust boards can enable greater understanding of wider socioeconomic circumstances, argues James Phillips.
This week's top stories include ITS' management buyout from Mercer, and The Pensions Regulator launching a probe into single-employer defined contribution schemes' default funds.
The government's auto-enrolment provider NEST is going tobacco-free across all of its investment portfolios after concluding the asset is a "poor investment" for its eight million members.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has launched a pilot to ensure single-employer defined contribution (DC) schemes are meeting their legal obligations and properly governing default arrangements.
Many master trust boards lack diversity, yet the ultimate goal should be to achieve cognitive inclusion to represent a large cohort of DC members, writes Kim Kaveh.
Last month, a roundtable looked at the future of CDC and whether master trusts are well-placed to provide such an arrangement. Kim Kaveh reports
The Ascot Lloyd Pension Trust has triggered its exit from the master trust market, becoming one of the 44 which have chosen not to apply for authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR).