Phoenix Group will launch an ESG defined contribution (DC) default solution for pension fund clients of its Standard Life Assurance business and their scheme members.
Professional Pensions spoke to Standard Life managing director of workplace Gail Izat as part of an exclusive series of interviews with some of the finalists and winners of the UK Pensions Awards. This is what she had to say…
PP looks at the pensions great and good who oversee contract-based schemes
Available on demand... Louise Sivyer and Michelle Cracknell among the speakers at PP's DeskFlix event on the Future of DC
The latest virtual event in PP’s DeskFlix series took place on 7 July
This week’s top stories included the Financial Conduct Authority saying there is a “significant risk of harm” in the long-term savings market caused by pension freedoms, and Standard Life and Zurich publishing their latest independent governance committee...
Standard Life and Zurich have published their latest independent governance committee (IGC) reports – posting overall green and amber value-for-money assessments respectively.
Many traditional flexible benefit schemes have become complex and unwieldy. Nick Martindale looks at how providers are evolving to simplify products and better meet employee needs.
Phoenix Group chief executive Clive Bannister is to leave the business and be replaced by ex-Aviva boss Andy Briggs next March.
The Railways Pension Scheme's Industry Wide Defined Contribution (IWDC) Section and the Aon Master Trust have become the 12th and 13th master trusts to be authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Four more master trusts have received master trust authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR), taking the total number of authorised schemes to 10.
A fourth round of IGC reports has emerged and they are looking quite different to last year following regulatory change. Kim Kaveh looks at the key findings.
Standard Life has increased exposure to risk assets in three out of five funds in its Active Plus and Passive Plus workplace pension ranges.
Standard Life Aberdeen has won a tribunal in which it claimed Lloyds Banking Group was not entitled to give notice to terminate investment management arrangements for a £109bn mandate.
The Aon Master Trust has sent its authorisation application to The Pensions Regulator (TPR), with just two weeks to go until the deadline.
Mercer Master Trust has sent off its authorisation application to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) taking the total number of submissions received and awaiting response to 12.
Aegon's acquisition of Blackrock's defined contribution (DC) business has "significantly improved" its market position leading to a "strong pipeline for potential contract wins", the provider has said.
Standard Life has submitted authorisation applications for both of its master trusts to The Pensions Regulator (TPR), with just over seven weeks to go until the deadline.
Dean Wetton Advisory has unveiled research analysing the value added by master trust investment strategies, exclusively to PP. Kim Kaveh looks at the findings.
Some 87% of master trusts support future collaborative efforts to overcome barriers to good service delivery, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) says.
Some 53 FTSE 100 sponsors made "significant" deficit recovery contributions (DRCs) to their defined benefit (DB) schemes over the year to 31 March 2018, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has announced it will shrink its board by more than one-third as part of a governance overhaul to make it "agile and more appropriate".
Six out of nine automatic enrolment (AE) providers have no policy to prevent investments in companies that profit from chemical and biological weapons, according to analysis by ShareAction.
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2018...
SLA claims it is not a 'material competitor'