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.
Done properly, DB to DC transfers can benefit the member, the trustees and the sponsor. But, as Mark Evans says, there is need for improvements in the area of transfer out processes.
Lesley Browning doubts whether some, or indeed any, of the proposed powers for TPR would have prevented collapses like BHS and Carillion.
Patrick McCoy says the CMA's proposal for all fiduciary management appointments to go to tender will only work if pension funds take independent investment advice
Some 56% of defined contribution (DC) asset managers do not believe they will have transaction cost information in time for pension funds' March year-end statements, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) research.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has exercised its production order power under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 for the very first time as part of a fraud investigation.
Kim Kaveh speaks to three trustees under the age of 30 about harnessing the power of generational diversity on boards.
John Wotton says the competition watchdog's package of proposals will help trustees get the best deal and be satisfied they are acting in their members' best interests
Roger Brown suggests four ways trustees can enhance their probability of selecting the right adviser
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has created an administration governance checklist for trustees in response to the regulator's 21st century trustee initiative.
Stephen Richards says the 'paymasters' principle is likely to be scrutinised closely in light of British Airways' landmark win in the Court of Appeal.
The trustees of the Siemens defined Benefit (DB) scheme have completed a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), covering around 6000 members.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) says it will soon publish its provisional decision on whether there are competition problems in investment consultancy and fiduciary management.