Schemes looking for higher yields face more risk. Stephanie Hawthorne asks if they can take it on the chin in today’s feverish environment.
Local government workers who are outsourced to independent contractors will soon be allowed to remain in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
Just Group has launched a business in a bid to transform the way trustees, members and financial advisers implement and participate in scheme transfer exercises.
Paul McGlone will take over from Hugh Nolan as the next president of the Society of Pension Professionals (SPP) on 1 June, the trade body has announced.
Spence & Partners has been appointed to provide consultant services to the £95m Edinburgh Airport defined benefit (DB) pension plan.
Brian Spence asks what DB trustees should do in the aftermath of the referendum result.
Hugh Nolan believes the ongoing BHS story demonstrates some positives for the industry.
BHS has raised questions about the crisis management of stakeholders when a scheme is under threat. Michael Klimes examines solutions
Events this year have raised the issue of whether the industry and trustees should give earlier warnings to the regulator and PPF about issues with DB schemes. Kristian Brunt-Seymour looks at the options.
Spence & Partners has won a mandate to provide actuarial, investment and administrative services to the Simons Group's Pensions & Life Assurance Scheme.
Trustees relying on equities and gilt yields to improve are taking a big gamble and could result in a rush of schemes going bust, says Hugh Nolan.
PP explores the option of putting the British Steel scheme through the bulk annuity market.
The Society of Pension Professionals (SPP) has elected Hugh Nolan as president effective from 1 June, succeeding Duncan Buchanan who is stepping down.
Hymans Robertson and Spence & Partners were among those to receive the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' (IFoA) quality assurance scheme (QAS) accreditation.
With the steel industry's fortunes hanging in the balance, PP considers the prospects for its pension fund.
Hugh Nolan has been appointed as a director at Spence & Partners, joining from JLT Employee Benefits where he was chief actuary.
Reviewing TPA contracts could save schemes a packet
Ombudsman's decision concentrates minds
In the third part of our series looking at what firms did to win at this year's UK Pensions Awards, PP speaks to Spence about how the firm won the Consulting Innovation of the Year accolade.
Some third-party administrators are charging schemes huge exit fees when they move to a new provider. Michael Klimes finds out what trustees can do to minimise these
PP looks at the risks in giving members guidance and what trustees can do to avoid them
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2015.
As trustees prefer for an increase in transfer requests, PP looks at best practice
Richard Smith has been appointed consulting actuary by Spence and Partners.