There is more to being a pension fund trustee than providing members with a pension, says Rory Murphy.
Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund chairman Rory Murphy is to deliver the opening keynote at Professional Pensions’ Fiduciary Management Focus conference next week.
Charlotte Moore looks at industry efforts to why improving members' financial wellbeing and retirement planning is crucial in a crisis situation.
The Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF) has launched a wellbeing programme to help members and their families during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Following the Competition and Marketing Authority's investigation, Nick Reeve looks at how trustees can prepare for the formal tender process required for the selection of fiduciary managers.
A pensions commission would provide an opportunity to get past short-termist thinking in a political world dominated and saturated by Brexit, says Rory Murphy.
Rory Murphy says pension funds must do more to embrace and reflect the diversity among their membership.
Rory Murphy says a bona fide mediation process could provide valuable evidence of reasonableness for trustee and employer alike
A decade after the crisis, Rory Murphy says the industry must embrace the same approach to consumer engagement that is benefitting innovators in banking and retail
Rory Murphy argues there is no excuse for pension trustees to be taking a back seat on climate change risks in the investment chain.
Rory Murphy says real and positive changes in the industry are best achieved if they reflect the interests of the consumer
This week's top stories included the pension tax relief consequences of the Scottish government's decision to differ tax bands for Scottish workers compared to the rest of the UK.
The £3bn Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF) has insured around 2,500 pensioner members in a £490m buy-in with Legal & General (L&G).
Rory Murphy, trustee chairman of the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF), says trustees must do more to share best practice in bid to improve outcomes.
Rory Murphy, trustee chairman of the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund, tells Stephanie Baxter why trustees must take more responsibility and not shift blame onto advisers and managers.
Much of the industry has praised the regulator for striking a deal with Sir Philip Green over the BHS schemes and expressed a degree of relief.
The Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund has raised its funding level by 10% since 2012.
The £2.7bn Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF) has improved its funding level to 79% after increasing its liability hedging ratio to 95% of assets.
Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF) will close its defined benefit (DB) scheme to future accrual and instead introduce a 30% defined contribution (DC) rate for members.
Ensign Pensions is to stop providing services to the Merchant Navy Ratings Pension Fund (MPRPF) over concerns conflicts of interest.
The Ensign Retirement Plan, an industry-wide defined contribution (DC) scheme for the shipping sector, opens for business tomorrow.
Government keen to soften the blow on departing sponsors
Andrew Waring talks about buy-ins, buyouts, longevity swaps and multi-employer DC arrangements
The High Court is due to make a ruling in the high-profile Merchant Navy Ratings Pension Fund Trustee (MNRPF) legal case on 25 February.