The pension schemes bill heralds an era of tougher governance rules and strengthened member protections, bringing with it a lot of work for trustees, says Fuat Sami.
From October, trustees need to show how they are factoring ESG issues into investment decisions. Holly Roach explores why the changes may not be radical but could boost member engagement.
Rothesay Life has agreed the UK’s largest ever bulk annuity deal to date – a £4.7bn buyout of the GEC 1972 Plan, making 2019 officially a record-breaking year.
As pension schemes grapple with new fiduciary management and investment consulting rules, Charlotte Moore asks what trustees need to do
Improvements in governance are leading to increasing investment innovation in DC. In this roundtable, panellists discuss charges, alternative investments and how schemes are approaching ESG
Schemes are still dissuaded from integrating ESG-conscious investments into their portfolios due to a lack of evidence on performance, a Sackers survey finds.
The HSBC Bank (UK) Pension Scheme has hedged its longevity risk with Prudential Insurance Company of America (PICA) in the second-largest ever deal of its type.
Here they are - the winners of the 2nd annual Women in Pensions Awards...
Professionalisation of trustee boards remains on the agenda as the regulator asks the industry whether they should be mandatory. James Phillips explores the latest consultation.
Sackers has set out key areas for trustees to focus on and keep high up on their agendas after the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was introduced last year.
The Reuters Pension Fund has completed a £625m full pensioner buy-in with Canada Life in the insurer's largest ever deal.
GDPR introduced significant new obligations on schemes. Six months on, Oliver Topping looks at the areas trustees are still grappling with.
Sackers has achieved the Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus certifications as the threat to cyber security in the pensions sector continues to grow.
Travers Smith has appointed Sebastian Reger from Sackers to join its pensions sector group from 1 October.
Initial responses to The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) consultation on how master trusts will be supervised says it lacks detail on some of its policy proposals, including pause orders.
Research suggests the industry believes schemes have been unintentionally locked into using the higher inflation measure but many remain unsure about an override. Victoria Ticha takes a closer look
A parliamentary inquiry has found "worrying disparity" between The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) and Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) pension scheme guidance when it comes to considering environmental risk as a financial factor.
Sacker has appointed Emily Whitelock, Shannon Diggory and Tony Hewitt as associates to help meet ongoing demand.
The pensions watchdog has appointed enforcement officers to seize assets from employers who fail to pay fines relating to their schemes. Victoria Ticha asks if this is the right approach
Kim Kaveh asks how much clarity the master trust code of practice gives to schemes applying for authorisation in October.
Independent governance committees (IGCs) may see their remit expanded to include reporting on social investing issues under Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) plans unveiled in its business plan today.
Sackers has appointed Paige Willis as an associate to boost the expansion of its London-based alternative funding and contingent asset practice.
A number of pension issues will be battled out in the courts over the course of this year. James Phillips rounds up the cases to watch out for and the potential consequences for the industry
Post Office has agreed a £450m bulk annuity for its section of the Royal Mail Pension Plan, insuring all 5,700 members with Rothesay Life.