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.
This week's 88 Pensions Buzz respondents agreed that defined contribution (DC) master trusts have set a good example for other types of DC schemes during the authorisation process.
The quality and availability of data is the “weakest link” for the pensions dashboard, according to the Society of Pension Professionals (SPP).
The industry has had little success engaging members with pensions over the past 20 years. Jonathan Stapleton says two initiatives currently underway may change this in the future.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has proposed increasing the general levy on occupational and personal pension schemes from 1 April 2020.
The industry needs to spend a significant amount of money on data and administration to make the dashboard worthwhile, according to pension professionals.
Schemes with poor record keeping should be handed harsher punishments, say the majority of this week’s 83 Pensions Buzz respondents.
The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has called for five key policy measures to be included in the upcoming pensions bill.
Boris Johnson's government will deliver its first Queen's Speech on 14 October, the prime minister has announced.
Legal and General (L&G) Retail Retirement has purchased a 100% stake in MyFutureNow - which specialises in pension pot tracing and consolidation - for an undisclosed price.
With record numbers saving for retirement, Guy Opperman says we have an opportunity to make it easier for people to engage with their pensions
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents agreed the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is sometimes right to vote against company voluntary agreement (CVA) proposals.
The Money and Pensions Service (MAPS) has appointed Chris Curry as principal of the Pensions Dashboard Industry Delivery Group.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is focusing on reducing the number of "poorly-run" schemes as it seeks to improve standards across the board.
Bigger is not always better when it comes to pension consulting, last week's Pensions Buzz respondents said following Marsh & McLennan's $5.6bn acquisition of JLT.
The DWP has published its response to its consultation on the pension dashboards - asking the industry for support in the delivery. Holly Roach looks at what schemes need to do now to prepare.
The Money and Pensions Service (MAPS) has launched under its refreshed name, calling on the industry to help design its first strategy on financial wellbeing.
Dashboards will boost savers' comprehension and confidence in long-term saving, say Guy Opperman and Sir Hector Sants
The Department for Work and Pensions has published its response to its consultation on the pensions dashboard - asking the industry to "create and test" consumer facing dashboards by the end of the year.
The Spring Statement is likely to be overshadowed by Brexit but there is still much to do in pensions. Kim Kaveh and Holly Roach take a look at the industry's wishlist.
The 'Money and Pensions Service' is an appropriate new name for the Single Financial Guidance Body, this week's Pensions Buzz respondents say.
Holly Roach speaks to PASA's Kim Gubler about the year ahead, how technology is developing to help the industry and the benefits of the pensions dashboard.
As the consultation closes, the industry is supportive but the DWP still has a tough task ahead. Holly Roach reports on the issues it faces