While the Pension Schemes Bill is continuing its route through the parliamentary process, there are still some loose ends to tie up - including section 107. Here, Richard Butcher, looks at what the implications of that clause could mean for DB schemes....
Smart has promoted chief operating officer (COO) Jamie Fiveash to the role of UK chief executive (CEO).
The data behind the pensions dashboard must be secure, transparent, and comprehensive enough to gain the trust of savers, the industry has said.
While the dashboard timeline needs to be flexible enough to help the least well-prepared schemes get ready, Nigel Peaple says schemes are being constructive and solution-focused.
The industry has broadly backed proposals to require the largest schemes to publish climate risk disclosures but raised concerns about the workload of implementation as well as how to standardise the methodology used.
Extinction Rebellion protesters will rally outside the offices of two Somerset councils this week over the council pension scheme’s allocation to fossil fuels.
Potential changes to the way the Retail Prices Index (RPI) is calculated and reported could cause assets to fall by between £60bn and £130bn, according to various estimates.
A history and the rationale for DB schemes - part three: TPR and its Foucauldian disciplinary powers
In the third feature of a three-part series, Iain Clacher and Con Keating look back at the UK’s defined benefit universe, exploring how the arrival of TPR impacted scheme funding
Foresight has completed the acquisition of the Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) just one month after announcing the planned purchase.
As The Pension Regulator’s (TPR) home city Brighton gears up for its first virtual Pride, diversity and inclusion in pension schemes has never mattered more, says Charles Counsell.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) says it isn’t planning to return to live events ‘as we knew them’ until at least 2022.
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
The Pensions Dashboards Programme (PDP) has launched a formal call for input, seeking industry views on data standards for the initial dashboards.
A majority of industry professionals polled believe greater strides must be made to improve the diversity of the leadership on trustee boards, Professional Pensions finds.
The government has amended its Corporate Governance and Insolvency Bill to give the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) a greater role in corporate restructurings.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has written to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to express its concerns over the potential impact of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill on schemes.
Collaboration is key to delivering on LGPS Central’s mission to prove the pooling concept, Joanne Segars tells James Phillips.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published a drafting template to help defined contribution (DC) scheme trustees produce their annual chair’s statements.
Charlotte Moore looks at industry efforts to why improving members' financial wellbeing and retirement planning is crucial in a crisis situation.
As new figures from the Pension Protection Fund show the shortfall of final salary schemes in deficit grew to £256.4bn during April, Joe Dabrowski examines how the superfund structure could help…if only we had one.
Asset managers have made considerable improvements in their gender pay gaps, with an average narrowing of 2.6 percentage points, Professional Pensions analysis finds.
Julian Mund says the pensions industry, regulators and government are all working together to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on savers.
The Treasury has announced a four-month extension to its consultation on reforming the Retail Prices Index (RPI) in response to the Covid-19 crisis.
Maggie Williams looks at whether chair's statements are having the desired effects, and what lies in their future.