Pension Awareness Day - the awareness campaign launched by the amazing folk over at Pension Geeks - takes place this Sunday (15 September) and is the culmination of a week-long roadshow across the country aimed at making the topic of pensions more appealing....
Matthew Giles looks at how the new standards and accreditation framework will impact professional trustees
Margaret Snowdon says the industry remains handicapped, regardless of multiple layers of protection adopted on a voluntary basis
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.
The lifeboat fund's reserves have fallen by £0.6bn but investment performance weathered significant market volatility, increasing assets under management by £2bn.
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.
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.
Judith Donnelly explains why pension trustees need to review and negotiate investment documents and highlights some of the worst examples of unfair clauses
Gregg McClymont says to really tackle the gender pensions gap, the government must look at measures to improve childcare provision across the UK
Alan Pickering says lay trustees have to subscribe to lifelong learning, often picking up new skills on the way
After many changes in name and ownership over the past 22 years, Buck has gone back to its roots. David Piltz tells Stephanie Baxter why being smaller and nimbler is better
Boris Mikhailov looks at the risks and benefits for schemes targeting self-sufficiency
Michael Johnson compares a pension pot with a Lifetime ISA from the perspective of a millennial
Margaret Snowdon says while there has been progress on tackling scams, particularly on cold calling, trustees are not out of the woods yet
John Gray predicts teething problems ahead and says regulation will result in a cultural shock for some schemes
Steve Webb says the sooner government as a whole, and HMRC in particular, has the bandwidth to return to the domestic agenda, the better it will be
Troy Clutterbuck says action must be taken by all involved to ensure that the £400m - and growing - of unclaimed pension savings are not lost entirely
Targets for retirement income can help individuals improve outcomes for retirement. Paul Waters looks at how such an approach can work
Both New Zealand and Australia are assessing myriad complex pension policy options. David Harris says the UK would do well to study these developments
Robin Ellison says the one great advantage of the Brexit experience has been the inability of government to pass much new legislation affecting pensions
The government has explored the views and experiences of the most recent cohort of employers who were required to implement AE, and their workers. Kim Kaveh looks at the findings
Stephanie Baxter says some local councils' attempts to find new ways to make savings are welcome but must have strong safeguards
David Weeks says there is a mismatch in superfunds that claim to be member friendly but then exclude member representation from their governance
Malcolm Mclean says getting the channels of communication right and engaging more openly is a good starting point