Founded in 1976, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) is the UK's largest and most recognisable professional body for employee benefit and retirement savings professionals, supporting over 6,500 members in 32 countries.
PMI's members, represented in 8 regions, are responsible for managing and advising some of the largest institutions in the world accounting for £1trn invested in pensions. It promotes excellence through a range of services for the benefit of members, the wider economy and with over six million now saving as a result of automatic enrolment, society as a whole.
Barnett Waddingham's Chris Burtenshaw was the winner of the PMI's inaugural student essay competition. In his paper, he sets out his ideas as to how schemes can reduce the broader administration and communication risks they face.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has elected Tim Phillips as vice-president, taking over the office from Lorraine Harper.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has launched a consultation on scheme governance and trusteeship, urging "badly-run schemes" to improve or consolidate.
The industry seems to be full of the same familiar commentators discussing the same old issues. Lesley Carline argues it is time to give a new generation a chance.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has launched its inaugural student essay competition.
Lesley Carline explains why the PMI is setting up an industry-wide master trust group and how it will help provide a collective voice for those running and providing services to schemes
This week's top stories included an accountant admitting fraud and making employer-related investments in the latest criminal prosecution pursued by The Pensions Regulator.
Professional trustees will be expected to apply for accreditation in the near future as a regulator-backed working group has published a set of seven standards against which they will need to demonstrate compliance.
Jonathan Stapleton asks whether newly-accredited professional trustees should be a statutory fixture on pension scheme boards.
Despite the gloom around Brexit and all the challenges facing pensions, there are plenty of reasons to be cheerful. Top industry commentators tell Stephanie Baxter why there is cause for optimism
The Next Generation Pensions Committee is on a mission to promote and encourage younger voices in the industry. Kim Kaveh looks at its key objectives
Stephanie Baxter gauges industry reaction to the government's consultation on strengthening the powers of The Pensions Regulator
The proposed cold-calling ban may be ineffective if a collaborative regulatory approach between the UK and the European Union (EU) is not maintained post-Brexit, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has warned.
Proposals for mandatory tendering of fiduciary management services, as well as additional guidance for trustees, have been welcomed by industry commentators albeit with some caution.
This week's top stories included the Insolvency Service disqualifying four pension directors from running companies for a total of 21 years for their role in the businesses' mismanagement of member funds.
Lesley Carline has been elected as the new president of the Pensions Management Institute (PMI). She speaks to Victoria Ticha about her plans
Robert Branagh is stepping down as president of the Pensions Management Institute (PMI), and is replaced by Lesley Carline who becomes its third female president.
Maurice Oldfield - a former chairman of both the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association and the European Federation for Retirement Provision - has died at the age of 87 following a long illness.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) is modernising through its aim to provide members access to 'core insight' by forming industry partnerships with organisations, writes Victoria Ticha
The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) has named Robert Branagh as its managing director following the retirement of Mike Allen.
A significant majority (72%) of the public are unaware minimum employee auto-enrolment (AE) contributions could triple from 1% to 3% next April.
The Transparency Task Force (TTF) has launched an independent audit of over 50 professional bodies' codes of conduct in order to understand efforts being made to improve professional standards.
Trustees are being urged to push their sponsoring employers for better cyber security protocols after a government study found many do not have comprehensive action plans.
This week's top stories included reports that chancellor Philip Hammond is considering cutting higher-rate tax relief in the Autumn Budget, while the Court of Appeal ruled IBM had the right to impose a cap on increases in pensionable pay.