Pension professionals will need to get to grips with a number of points in order to effectively implement the most recent GMP decision, write Stephen Richards and Julia Ward.
Stephen Richards says government regulation will herald an ‘avalanche’ of DC scheme transfers to master trusts. He sets out his predictions and a word of caution.
Chris Edwards-Earl and Stephen Richards offer some tips for those finding themselves under TPR's microscope.
Members are increasingly seeking external adjudication on schemes’ approach to ESG issues. Stephen Richards outlines the steps trustees can take to prepare for this activism.
Communication is essential in a pensions environment governed increasingly by defaults, and with more schemes in distress. James Phillips joined a panel of experts to hear how it can be improved.
The collapse of Thomas Cook shows how company boards must give greater attention to how pay and dividends contrast to pension scheme contributions, says Stephen Richards .
A panel of industry professionals, led by Stephenson Harwood, discusses how the quarterly trustee meeting can be improved. James Phillips explores the suggestions
Many single-employer trust-based DC schemes will move to a master trust in coming years. Stephen Richards looks at the pitfalls they need to avoid
Stephen Richards says the 'paymasters' principle is likely to be scrutinised closely in light of British Airways' landmark win in the Court of Appeal.
Stephenson Harwood has named Stephen Richards as a partner in its London-based pensions practice in response to growing client demand.