The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has launched an alternative accreditation programme for professional trustees.
The Association of Professional Pension Trustees (APPT) will open to applications for its professional trustee accreditation framework from the start of the 2020/21 financial year.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has announced new measures around the appointment of professional trustees following concerns that poor governance is putting members’ savings at risk.
Robin Ellison says The Pensions Regulator's decision to fine the Financial Conduct Authority £2,000 because of shortcomings in its pension scheme is symptomatic of the grandstanding now common among regulators
The Pensions Regulator’s head of master trust authorisation Kim Brown has left the watchdog to join Legal & General Investment Management and run the L&G Mastertrust and its IGC.
The trustees and sponsor of Supertrust UK have decided to withdraw the master trust from The Pensions Regulator’s authorisation process and will now wind-up the scheme.
The volume of regulation and the cost of regulators has risen sharply over the past decade. Robin Ellison asks if it is time for a rethink.
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 .
As pension schemes grapple with new fiduciary management and investment consulting rules, Charlotte Moore asks what trustees need to do
Philip Collins – a columnist on The Times and the former chief speech writer for prime minister Tony Blair – will deliver the closing keynote at the PP Trustee Senate, which will take place on 3 and 4 October at the Hanbury Manor Hotel and Spa in Hertfordshire....
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has launched its first fraud prosecution into an accountant suspected of taking money from a pension scheme.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said it was unaware of six schemes that meet the legal definition of 'master trust' ahead of the start of the authorisation regime.
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.
This week's top stories include MPs questioning the regulator's leadership in a letter to the watchdog's chairman, and FTSE 100 schemes post accounting surplus for first time in decade.
In this week's Pensions Buzz we asked if, following the announcement that Smart Pension and Legal and General are developing the first default retirement pathway combining annuities and drawdown, other providers should follow suit.
The People's Pension has absorbed almost £20m in funds under management after completing the transfer of master trust Your Workplace Pension.