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 chancellor has confirmed the government will keep the state pension triple lock but warned it could be cut in future due to rising longevity.
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
Pitmans Trustees (PTL) has appointed Lesley Peek as client manager to oversee the day-to-day management and governance of defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) schemes.
PTL has been appointed as independent trustee for the defined benefit (DB) Amey Pension Scheme.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has issued PTL with the maximum fine after it failed to prepare annual governance statements for three schemes.
Capital adequacy rules could ensure master trust providers have enough money if they go bust. James Phillips explores if it is the best way to protect members
BHS has raised questions about the crisis management of stakeholders when a scheme is under threat. Michael Klimes examines solutions
PP takes a look at the first IGC reports to see how the
Member nominated trustees have their work cut out for them over the next five years.
As tax relief reductions forces high earners to leave schemes, further reform could severely damage pensions.
As TPR urges trustees to raise its game, is there a call for industry regulation?
Trustees hold more power cards than before
ESOS assessment deadline is imminent
PP looks at research arguing some DGFs may not be all they seem
Big data is changing the way many industries operate, Michael Klimes asks if it can do the same for pensions
The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has appointed Frank Johnson as chair of its defined benefit (DB) council, and Richard Butcher as chair of its defined contribution (DC) council.
Michael Klimes asks if the regulator's cautious approach to funding disputes is adequate
Alison Bostock has been appointed as a client director at Pitmans Trustees (PTL) as the firm expands its presence in London.
LDI has been a helpful tool for schemes looking to de-risk. But does the emerging use of illiquid assets mean LDI could become a hindrance to achieving buyout? Stephanie Baxter investigates.
The pensions industry is overpopulated with acronyms and many in the sector would be relieved if there were fewer of them. But IGC - the independent governance committee - are three letters that cannot be ignored.
Industry figures have warned the green paper on pensions tax relief published last week is "not a genuine consultation" as the government has already decided on the outcome.