The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has published a research report and white paper urging the industry to work together to stop automation being derailed by poor quality data.
With the law not adequately protecting savers from scams, the pensions industry must be more direct with members about the risks of transfers, says Margaret Snowdon.
The data the industry holds is not yet good enough for the pensions dashboard, industry experts say.
With schemes facing more administration tasks than ever, it is important the industry attracts new talent to help with potential capacity problems, says Kim Gubler.
The Money and Pensions Service (MAPS) has made ten appointments across the pensions and wider financial sector to work on the practicalities of establishing pensions dashboards.
More needs to be done to speed up DB to DC transfers but, as Jonathan Stapleton says, more also needs to be done to protect members.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents were mostly in agreement that 10 weeks is an appropriate length of time to conduct a full DB to DC transfer.
Trustees must have a "clear view" of the increasing number and sophistication of security risks, the Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) says as it launches guidance on cyber-security.
The publication of DC to DC transfer time performance data sets a benchmark for trust-based schemes. Jonathan Stapleton reports.
Kim Gubler says it is time that schemes and administrators reassess SLAs and look at what real people need from their pension schemes and when
The Pensions Administration Standards Association's Margaret Snowdon won the coveted Pensions Woman of the Year award. She tells Stephanie Baxter about lessons she has learned along the way.
Partner Insight: Members' evolving needs and expectations are driving changes in scheme administration. As the pensions landscape inevitably continues to change, how will your scheme's approach need to develop to keep pace?
Partner Insight: Increasingly from a scheme perspective, keeping up with routine administration demands is only half of the challenge.
Partner Insight: Member engagement with pension schemes is increasing, giving administrators ever more interactions to deal with. In this article, Aon looks at the increase in requests relating to scheme transfers.
Partner Insight: In recent years, pensions administrators have seen scheme member engagement increase significantly. The advent of pension freedoms in 2015 and the increased choices faced by members have led to a sea-change in the levels and types of...
The pensions landscape is full of change and opportunity, says a wide-ranging report. James Phillips explores some of the views on the changes afoot.
Secretary of state for work and pensions Esther McVey may end the government's involvement in the pensions dashboard project, according to reports.
Changing third-party administrators can cause all sorts of issues, including loss of data. Michael Klimes looks at examples of poor transitions and asks if it is a widespread problem
The prototype of the pensions dashboard was unveiled in April. Charlotte Moore looks at the project to create dashboards and assesses some of the challenges yet to come
Data standards to be set on Wednesday
This week's top stories include coverage of a proposal to merge Royal Mail defined benefit and defined contribution members into a risk-sharing scheme.
Barnett Waddingham is the latest organisation to receive top-tier accreditation from the Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA).
The industry has expressed surprise at the number of defined contribution (DC) plans failing to complete their scheme returns on time.
The Pensions Administration Standards Organisation (PASA) has announced a month-long campaign calling on the industry to raise administration standards.