13 LGPS funds seek shared actuarial, admin and governance provider; Maps looks for independent evaluator
Norfolk County Council has issued a tender notice for a multi-provide framework agreement for the provision of actuarial services, governance, and administration support and consultancy services.
The Money and Pensions Service (Maps) is conducting a pre-tender market engagement to help develop a Wales-wide peer learning network as part of its Money Guiders programme.
After a year that took everyone by surprise, experts tell Professional Pensions what could be on the horizon for regulation in 2021.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a consultation on the future of the general levy, seeking to close a potential £230m funding gap if rates remain unchanged.
The Money and Pensions Service (Maps) will develop a ‘later-life checklist’ to help over-50s who have been affected by Covid-19 and need to plan for their financial future.
Occupational pensions schemes will be required to direct savers to take guidance on pension withdrawals under new provisions to boost engagement.
The Money and Pensions Service (Maps) has revealed that stronger nudges from providers results in more Pension Wise appointments and greater take-up of guidance.
Getting data ready and providing estimated retirement incomes may be difficult, but the industry must do its best to make dashboards a reality, says Nigel Peaple
Enormous amounts of work are still required in order to deliver the pensions dashboard. Ros Altmann looks at the issues involved and urges politicians not to abandon the idea of an independent public dashboard.
Savers should not rush into making rash changes to their pensions, the government has warned as the Covid-19 crisis continues to hit financial markets.
Julian Mund says the pensions industry, regulators and government are all working together to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on savers.
Jon Dean looks at whether the AE system can be adapted to meet low earners’ needs and lower financial resilience.
The dashboard is reliant on all schemes having data readily available, but this is not yet the case for many DB schemes. Paul McGlone says this is a challenge the industry must work to overcome
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has cancelled a planned rise to the general levy amid the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak.
The Work and Pensions Committee is due to question the senior leadership of the Money and Pensions Service (Maps) on the progress made in developing the pensions dashboard.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has launched an investigation into the increasing transfer of risks to consumers, with a particular focus on defined contribution (DC) pensions.
Caroline Siarkiewicz has been appointed as chief executive of the Money and Pensions Service (Maps) after seven months in the position on a temporary basis.
Pension Wise saw a 49% increase in customers arranging appointments with the service over the course of 2018/2019.
Lessons must be learned from open banking in order to make the pensions dashboard a success for the modern saver, says Darren Philp.
The Money and Pensions Service (Maps) has launched a financial wellbeing strategy to address poor financial wellbeing in the UK.
LCP’s Ella Purkiss was the winner of the PMI's second student essay competition. In her paper, she sets out her ideas as to what the industry can learn from other sectors when designing and delivering the pensions dashboard.
Workplace pension schemes may not be doing enough to fix ‘pension blind spots’ as many workers remain unaware of the benefits available to them, the Money and Pensions Service (MAPS) has found.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has unveiled a retirement living standards tool to help members engage with their pension and set retirement targets.
An agreed definition of value for money would make it easier for members to compare pensions, but it could be difficult as schemes are so different, writes Kim Kaveh.