KAS Bank has built on its cost transparency dashboard to offer UK defined contribution (DC) scheme trustees the option to benchmark costs relative to other pension funds.
Alan Pickering says lay trustees have to subscribe to lifelong learning, often picking up new skills on the way
Richard Butcher says ESG is simply more of the same of what we do now, so why isn't it properly catching on?
Salvus Master Trust and the Aspire Savings Trust have submitted their master trust authorisation applications to The Pensions Regulator, after being granted extensions of up to six weeks.
Workers Pension Trust was one of the 30 master trusts to apply for authorisation ahead of the 31 March deadline, PP can reveal.
Marc Hommel says some employers are insufficiently prepared to engage their trustees on how they intend to manage liquidity and other adverse aspects resulting from Brexit
The PPI has unveiled a policy paper outlining current considerations and policy debates relevant to DC scheme default strategies. Kim Kaveh explores some of its views.
Aviva Master Trust and Creative Pension Trust (CPT) have sent off their master trust authorisation applications to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
RPMI Railpen is in the next step in the journey towards achieving cost disclosure. Victoria Bell tells Stephanie Baxter about taking part in the Cost Transparency Initiative's pilot phase
The former head of a charity for the disabled is to be prosecuted for allegedly transferring more than £250,000 from the organisation's pension scheme.
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A ShareAction survey has found pension schemes are leaving staff savings exposed to climate-related risks. Kim Kaveh looks at the findings.
David Weeks says there is a mismatch in superfunds that claim to be member friendly but then exclude member representation from their governance
An innovative funding structure has been agreed for Croydon Pension Fund. However, there are some concerns about the arrangement. Stephanie Baxter reports
Jonathon Land says 'wait and see' is no longer an option and trustees should be proactive to ensure they are on a robust footing ahead of 29 March
Tim Sharp warns the DWP's plans for collective DC risk establishing an inhospitable environment for the lay trustee
Redington has unveiled a report asking if DB consolidation is good for schemes and members. Kim Kaveh looks at the detail.
Two consultancies predict a further acceleration in the bulk annuity market in 2019. Kim Kaveh looks at what schemes should consider.
What were the most read opinion pieces on Professional Pensions over the last 12 months? We look at some of the top pieces from our commentators during the year.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has launched a guide for trustees on investing in patient capital and other illiquid investments.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) will carry out a new actuarial valuation of its funding position, as at March 2018.
Capital Cranfield has hired Peter Thompson and Fiona Stark as professional trustees in response to strong demand from pension funds.
Four trustees of the Salvus Master Trust have been fined by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for failing to promptly invest £1.4m of member contributions.
Paul Dickinson has replaced Emma Howard Boyd as chair of ShareAction after her three-year tenure.