In the second of a three-part series on choosing asset managers, Jonathan Stapleton speaks to Richard Butcher and Roger Mattingly about how trustees shortlist managers.
Richard Butcher says we need proper debate about proposed DB solutions to avoid rushed and ill-thought-out legislation
I don't always agree with Richard Butcher - I think he would be disappointed if I did - but his speech at the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's annual chair's dinner last week was spot on.
In the first of a three part series on how trustees choose asset managers, Jonathan Stapleton speaks to Richard Butcher and Roger Mattingly about how trustees review asset manager performance.
Schroders has become the first asset manager to sign up to Clear Funds, a transaction cost assessment service launched by PTL in January 2018.
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 newly-appointed chairman of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has pledged to "open up" the organisation in a bid to improve policy development.
Michael Klimes explores how national retirement targets similar to those used in Australia could help improve member outcomes
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 Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has announced the new chairs for its defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) councils, effective from October.
The debate over consolidation often cites regulatory hurdles, but perhaps trustees are the biggest issue, James Phillips writes
The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) final report on its asset management study has been dubbed a turning point for cost transparency, but some have warned its actions are lacking.
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.
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.
After a Supreme Court ruling that Denise Brewster should receive her deceased partner's pension despite being unmarried, Michael Klimes explores its significance for other schemes
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.