The Brexit vote has increased the strain on companies funding DB funds. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores how schemes can contingency plan in the face of uncertainty.
The belief that maturing DB schemes should automatically move into bonds and gilts is being increasingly challenged. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores alternatives to the traditional de-risking model.
While moving to CPI indexation can significantly reduce scheme liabilities, it can make buy-ins and buyouts more expensive. Kristian Brunt-Seymour finds pricing has slightly improved but still has a long way to go
Eddie Bernatek and Richard Evans have been made associate directors in the defined contribution (DC) team at Punter Southall Aspire.
The new pensions bill will cap early exit fees charged by trust-based occupational schemes in a bid to remove "unreasonable barriers" to accessing pension freedoms.
Punter Southall Administration Limited (PSAL) has taken over the administration of the Atkins Pension Plan.
As MPs investigate the factors behind BHS's collapse, Michael Klimes looks at whether the regulator and trustees could have done anything differently.
Ian Aylward has been hired by Punter Southall Aspire as head of defined contribution (DC) manager research as the firm further expands its business.
Punter Southall Administration Limited (PSAL) has appointed James Peel as client relationship manager.
This year’s survey reveals what schemes are looking for in administration systems and third-party administrators and highlights the key providers.
Research shows employers are taking a more active role during the valuation process.
Member nominated trustees have their work cut out for them over the next five years.
Sponsors and trustees are working together more closely during the valuation process but larger schemes are less satisfied with negotiations, according to research by Punter Southall.
PP looks at what how to stop people being forced to work and save until their 80s.
The majority of employees who contribute up to 5% of earnings into pensions face a significant gap between their actual and desired retirement income according to Punter Southall Aspire.
This week concerns escalated over the impact of expected tax relief reforms amid revelations that reductions in recent years have already forced higher earners to leave schemes.
Punter Southall Group has launched a new workplace pensions and savings business as part of its wider growth strategy.
Sarah Hollingworth has been appointed a senior consultant at employee communication specialists Like Minds.
2015 was a phenomenally busy year for pension regulation and there are no signs of a quiet 2016. Punter Southall head of research Jane Beverley looks at the most important dates for trustees.
The multi sector credit market has doubled in the past three years to £96bn as schemes seek higher yields in the low return environment, according to Punter Southall Investment Consulting.
Premier has adopted the web based platform PFaroe designed by RiskFirst to allow trustees and sponsors to get real time data on their schemes.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) wants an open debate about what a good 21st century trustee should look like and do in an increasingly complex world, according to chief executive Lesley Titcomb.
Punter Southall has launched a service to help schemes as half are expected to face bigger Pension Protection Fund (PPF) levy bills for 2015/16.
Xafinity has appointed Sankar Mahalingham from Punter Southall as a senior member of its actuarial and wider management team.