PTL has introduced an investment cost assessment service to slim down and simplify costs and charges scrutiny for trustees.
Proposed standards for professional trustees due to come into force next year will be "too easy to game" and "a silly compliance exercise" if they are not accompanied by tangible metrics, Richard Butcher has warned.
Incoming chairman Richard Butcher says bringing more members into the trade body's policy process will produce better policy argument
The National Farmers' Union of England and Wales (NFU) Staff Pension Scheme has appointed Russell Investments as fiduciary manager after an open tender.
Government and regulatory focus on costs and charges will shift to defined benefit (DB) schemes over the coming years, PTL has predicted.
PP asks four independent trustees about the progress their schemes are making on de-risking, the bars to risk reduction and future trends.
Richard Butcher says the pensions dashboard should not be launched until it has all its ducks in a row, even if that means later than 2019
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed the 20 members and four observer organisations of its Institutional Disclosure Working Group.
The debate over consolidation often cites regulatory hurdles, but perhaps trustees are the biggest issue, James Phillips writes
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has announced that Richard Butcher will succeed Lesley Williams who steps down as chair later this year.
Richard Butcher argues against means-testing the state pension after the OECD called for the wealthiest pensioners to be excluded.
PTL has revealed its new board of directors that includes former Tesco group pensions director Ruston Smith, after its management buyout announced last week.
This week's top stores included coverage of eight promotions made by Hymans Robertson, as well as PTL becoming a standalone business after completing a management buyout.
Pitmans Trustees (PTL) has separated from Pitmans law firm to become a standalone business after completing a management buyout.
Pitmans Trustees (PTL) has appointed Donny Hay as a client director in a small expansion of its team.
Richard Butcher says we should accept that pensions are complex while looking to improve them where possible.
As the economy moves towards low-carbon alternatives, how do pension funds put pressure on those companies failing to keep pace? James Phillips explores
The lifetime ISA (LISA) needs an independent governance mechanism to ensure savers' money is invested appropriately, PTL has argued.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been urged to consider a broader section of pension costs than simply transaction costs.
The House of Lords has amended the upcoming Pension Schemes Bill to introduce a lifeboat fund for failing master trusts. James Phillips asks if this is a good idea
Richard Butcher says the FCA's Asset Management Market Study should act as a wake-up call for trustees to up their game
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has fined trustees at New Station Bodyworks Ltd Retirement Benefit Scheme and M Holleran Ltd Pension Plan for their failure to complete scheme returns.
There has long been a debate about which investment strategy, whether active or passive, delivers the best value for money. Michael Klimes looks at how trustees can find the best strategy
TPR has called for the time between actuarial valuations to be based on a scheme's health, but is this a good idea? James Phillips asks trustees what they think