Disclosure of investment costs can be achieved without necessarily finding out the true value of implicit costs, Kempen Capital Management argues.
The Local Government Pension Scheme Advisory Board (SAB) has launched a transparency code to help schemes get a better handle on their costs and fees.
The Investment Association (IA) has revealed its proposed code to standardise cost disclosure across collective funds, segregated mandates, and institutional investors.
The economic uncertainty caused by Britain's decision to leave the European Union (EU) could make poorer savers worse off says shadow work and pensions minister Debbie Abrahams.
Increased transparency will not deliver better outcomes for savers in pension schemes says economist John Kay.
Work and pensions minister Damian Green has confirmed the government will consult on hidden costs and charges later this year.
Alex Cunningham, the shadow pensions minister, speaks to James Phillips about his new brief, auto-enrolment, and DB deficits
Members of the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) have been urged to set up a broad inquiry into hidden costs and charges faced by pension schemes.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been urged to consider a broader section of pension costs than simply transaction costs.
Pensions minister Richard Harrington has said the government will work with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to improve transparency of pension costs.
As the FCA closes its consultation on improving transparency of costs and charges in pension schemes, James Phillips asks the industry whether the watchdog has the right solution.
Greater transparency of costs and charges for pension funds could save the average pension fund £800,000 per year, The Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT) says.
The industry has welcomed the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) consultation on forcing asset managers to provide greater transparency on transaction costs.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has proposed the introduction of a duty on asset managers to disclose aggregate transaction costs to pension schemes that invest in their funds.
Failure to communicate Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) investment costs in the right way could lead to misunderstandings among members, says Jeff Houston.
The coalition government's most radical pension policy was freedom and choice, according to 69% of Pensions Buzz respondents.
The cost and size of pension deficits are increasing which has consequences for trustees, company directors and shareholders. Michael Klimes asks if investors are starting to worry.
As US savers fight their pension schemes over high costs and charges, there is concern British trustees could see similar action. James Phillips reports
The chair of the Investment Association's (IA) advisory board on cost transparency Mark Fawcett has distanced himself from the trade body's controversial report on charges.
The Investment Association's (IA) report on hidden costs and charges has been blasted as "amateurish and totally misleading" in a damning attack from the industry.
There is “zero evidence” to support the “hidden fees hysteria” that unknown costs are damaging pension funds, the Investment Association (IA) has argued.
A transparency code for asset managers will soon be introduced in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) to improve and standardise the reporting of investment costs.
Andy Agathangelou has left the Friends of Auto Enrolment (FAE) two and half years after founding the association for the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP).
The Transparency Task Force (TTF) has appointed Robin Powell to campaign for transparency on costs and charges from asset managers.