Last week's agreement on a regulated apportionment arrangement (RAA) to split Tata Steel UK (TSUK) from its defined benefit (SB) pension fund fails to answer fundamental questions.
Punter Southall Investment Consulting has appointed Gaurav Gupta as a senior investment analyst as it expands its business.
The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA's) provisional decision to refer the investment consulting market to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has largely been welcomed by the industry.
The Conservative Party has abandoned dropping the triple lock on the state pension in order to secure a confidence and supply deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).
Lawmakers should not impose an arbitrary cap on the length of scheme recovery plans as this would be counter-productive according to Punter Southall's Joanne Livingstone.
An argument has been made for DB schemes to copy corporate governance structures to boost trustees' accountability. James Phillips explores the idea
James Phillips explores the diverse range of responses to the government's green paper on sustainability and affordability of defined benefit schemes.
A surprise general election is in store in just over month, but battle lines are yet to be drawn. James Phillips explores where pensions sit in the chaos.
Mortality improvements have declined for yet another year, ducking previous estimates. James Phillips explores what this means for pension schemes
Punter Southall Administration Limited (PSAL) has appointed Sarah Newell as its operations manager.
The top three consultants have put together a package of measures designed to increase transparency and competitiveness in the consultancy and fiduciary management markets. Helen Morrissey gets the industry response
Schemes often look at total investment returns when assessing success. However, a recent paper says other factors should also be taken into account. Helen Morrissey reports
Punter Southall has promoted Guy Plater, Martin Hunter and Mark Poyner to principal after demand for its actuarial and investment consulting grew.
Mature schemes must have a strategy in place to ensure they sell their assets in the most efficient way possible.
Aon has appointed Neil Latham to its retirement and investment practice as a principal consultant in its defined contribution (DC) team.
Research conducted since the Brexit vote shows schemes are very concerned about nationalism sweeping the continent. Michael Klimes explores how they can tackle these risks.
The Airways Pension Scheme (APS) trustees' decision to grant a discretionary increase would have very little effect on the security of members' benefits, an expert actuary has argued in the High Court.
The interim findings of the FCA's Asset Management Market Study highlight concerns about the investment consulting market's transparency. Helen Morrissey takes a look at the findings.
Only nine clearance applications relating to corporate transactions were made to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) in the 2015/16 financial year, data has revealed.
Punter Southall has named Colette Christiansen as its head of de-risking solutions.
Well-funded defined benefit (DB) schemes should not be subject to triennial actuarial valuations, the Pensions Regulator's (TPR) non-executive chair Mark Boyle has said.
The Citizens Advice pension scheme has selected Punter Southall to provide a range of services.
Punter Southall has promoted Sarah Brown and Wendy Fitzpatrick to principals.
Deferred members dominate the DB universe but the high cost of insuring them makes bulk annuities out of reach for many schemes, even more so since the introduction of Solvency II. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores what schemes can do.