The government is encouraging schemes to invest in illiquid assets with higher performance fees. Kim Kaveh asks if this is a good idea.
Tim Sharp warns the DWP's plans for collective DC risk establishing an inhospitable environment for the lay trustee
Tim Sharp says more fundamental reforms are necessary in order to make a big difference to the lives of young workers
Tim Sharp says the way we pursue retirement provision can amplify or dampen divisions experienced in working lives
Tim Sharp says the government has missed some big opportunities to help workers in the DB white paper.
Tim Sharp says as the conclusion of the government's AE review approaches, we must start asking more fundamental questions about what sort of pensions system we are building
Mandatory rates rather than minimum rates could substantially benefit members, but it may be too challenging to implement them now, writes Kim Kaveh.
Michael Klimes explores how national retirement targets similar to those used in Australia could help improve member outcomes
Six in ten hospitality workers are slipping through the net of automatic enrolment (AE), a Trades Union Congress (TUC) analysis has found.
Tim Sharp says the government's plans to increase the state pension age to 68 from 2037 is an absurdly crude mechanism for forcing people to work longer
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has said more must be done to develop default pathways so defined contribution (DC) savers have enough to live on in retirement.
A panel at Pensions and Benefits UK discussed the strengths and weaknesses of the DB system. Michael Klimes reports
Tim Sharp says in the battle for decent jobs, decent and secure pensions are essential.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called for the triple lock on the state pension to be maintained by whoever wins the general election.
Ever since Freedom and Choice there have been worries people could spend their pension savings too early on. Michael Klimes considers a way to prevent this
Economic uncertainty is expected to grow while the UK leaves the European Union, which could make it harder to increase auto-enrolment contribution rates. Michael Klimes asks if more flexibility is needed