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).
Professional Pensions has compiled a list charting the progress of master trust authorisation. View our list in full here...
Smart Pension has taken on over 20,000 active members from the £20m Corpad Master Trust, following a strategic review by the ceding firm's trustees.
Kim Kaveh asks if trustees should be subject to maximum term limits for a particular scheme, after a PP poll showed mixed views on the matter.
TPR takes action against employer prioritising dividends and reveals 15% increase in use of AE powers
The Pensions Regulator has set how it has used its powers over the first three months of the year in a bid to better protect scheme members.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme's (USS) defined contribution master trust - USS Investment Builder - has received master trust authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The last of 38 master trusts expected to apply for authorisation have now submitted their applications to The Pensions Regulator (TPR), its latest update reveals.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has received all expected applications from existing master trusts. Kim Brown explains what lies ahead for the market.
Now Pensions and SuperTrust UK Master Trust have submitted their authorisation applications to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) as the six-week extension period expires.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has handed Link Pension Trustees fines totalling £103,750 for multiple breaches of pensions law in relation to the McDonald's Franchisee Pension Scheme.
Salvus Master Trust and the Aspire Savings Trust have submitted their master trust authorisation applications to The Pensions Regulator, after being granted extensions of up to six weeks.
Ros Altmann urges the industry to address injustices and inefficiencies, and engage in direct-to-consumer marketing that promotes pensions properly for the mass market
Four more master trusts applied for authorisation to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) after the end of March deadline, according to its latest monthly update.
Respondents were divided on whether the Gogglebox series of adverts on auto-enrolment represented good value for money, after the government spent £800,000 on the partnership.
Kim Kaveh speaks to industry experts about what could be in store for the UK's default auto-enrolment provider.
Kim Kaveh speaks to LifeSight's two leading ladies about its journey to authorisation and achievements thus far.
Workers Pension Trust was one of the 30 master trusts to apply for authorisation ahead of the 31 March deadline, PP can reveal.
Evolve Pensions' Crystal Trust has absorbed the 2,500-member Moore Stephens Pensions Master Trust following the merger between Moore Stephens and accountancy business BDO in February.
This week's top stories include Marsh & McLennan Companies' acquisition of JLT, and The Pensions Regulator authorising Legal and General's two master trusts.