Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes are looking for untraditional ways to build endgame strategies in order to better balance member and employer needs, the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) has found.
PPI Future Book: Consolidation, contribution hikes and investment strategy key to boosting DC pension pots
The consolidation of smaller, higher-charging schemes, increased contribution rates and a move away from investment lifestyling towards DGFs and real assets could significantly boost the size of DC pots, latest analysis by the Pensions Policy Institute...
Low member engagement, poor scheme governance, and multiple pots can be equally as detrimental to defined contribution (DC) funds as opaque charges and high costs, research finds.
Women's savings are being cut due to part-time work leaving them £105,000 worse off than men in retirement, research conducted by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) and Now Pensions revealed.
Auto-enrolment (AE) minimum contribution rates could rise to 12% by 2030, with a 50/50 split between employer and employee, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) says.
The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) has appointed seven further governors to join over 100 already in post.
The PPI has unveiled a policy paper outlining current considerations and policy debates relevant to DC scheme default strategies. Kim Kaveh explores some of its views.
Pension freedoms could generate as much as £1.9bn a year in tax revenue for the next 10 years, according to research by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI).
The Pensions Policy Institute has called for the introduction of default decumulation pathways. James Phillips says the innovation could be risky, but is a worthwhile cause.
As annuities continue to fall in popularity, this year's Future Book suggests savers need more help choosing retirement income products. James Phillips explores the proposals.
Extending auto-enrolment (AE) to workers in the gig economy could grant them a lump sum of £75,600 at retirement, Zurich and Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) research suggests.
Pooling traditional defined contribution (DC) fund assets could lead to significantly larger retirement funds through better diversification and governance, Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) and Schroders research has suggested.
Pot luck on investment returns leaves savers playing "pensions roulette" in the years just before retirement, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has said.
The 2017 edition of The Future Book suggests many default funds are not diversified enough to protect savers against market downturns, James Phillips reports.
Lifestyle strategies adopted as default funds do not adequately protect members from potential market downturn, latest research suggests.
This week's top stories include estimates suggesting a 20% flat rate of tax relief could save the Treasury £13bn.
Introducing a flat rate of tax relief at 20% could save the Treasury up to £13bn, according to calculations by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI).
Older workers are more likely to opt out of a workplace pension than their younger counterparts. Michael Klimes explores why and how it could be fixed.
Tim Sharp says younger people should support the triple lock.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) needs more funding and staff rather than a larger suite of powers, the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has been told.
Helen Morrissey says we need to look urgently at how retirees access advice and guidance.
Recent research shows DC members are exercising their retirement income flexibilities but many are doing so without advice. Helen Morrissey takes a look
The number of people accessing regulated advice to purchase annuity and drawdown products fell in 2015 according to this year’s Future Book.
The lifetime ISA (LISA) could severely damage the long-growth of savers' retirement pots, according to a report by the Pensions Policy Institute.