Fund buyers and analysts have broadly backed the management team behind the reopened Income Focus vehicle formerly run by Neil Woodford, but questions remain with regard to fees, portfolio manager past performance and the cost of shedding the new-look...
Auto-enrolment reforms have transformed the UK’s pension system. Nick Reeve looks at latest research examining the lessons to be learned from the process.
UKSIF says scheme trustees are failing to comply with their investment duties around ESG. Hope William-Smith looks at whether they need government intervention to get back on track.
Former ministers and policymakers reveal how AE was developed in new research project from Nest Insight and the University of Bath. Nick Reeve reports.
Every change to the operation of running a master trust requires a total rethink for its schemes. Hope William-Smith looks at how trusts are meeting this challenge.
The UK will leave the EU on 31 January, Professional Pensions’ expert advisory panel tells James Phillips what pension schemes should now be thinking about.
GSAM has unveiled its annual study of pension schemes within the FTSE 350 index on funding level trends. Kim Kaveh explores its findings.
With political parties drawing up their manifestos for next month’s general election, Kim Kaveh explores the industry’s ambitions for future pensions policy.
The FCA’s consultation on banning contingent charging on DB transfer advice has closed. Kim Kaveh looks at the industry’s responses.
A panel of experts have shared their views on how DB schemes can make good consolidation decisions. Kim Kaveh reports from the PLSA’s annual conference .
One year on from the landmark ruling on GMP equalisation, Holly Roach looks at how far the industry has come and what remains for schemes to do.
Trustees and scheme sponsors should avoid significant pension actions until proposed changes to RPI inflation methodology become clearer, Lane Clark & Peacock says.
The Pensions Regulator’s relationship supervision regime was launched a year ago. Jonathan Stapleton hears from Dianne Morgan about how it is working in practice.
AE has successfully brought millions of people into pension savings. But, as Kim Kaveh writes, it is far from perfect.
The GMP Equalisation Working Group has published its first guidance note to assist schemes in undertaking the process. Holly Roach discusses what schemes should do next
Everyone thinks they know their age, but the number of times we cirlce the sun may not be the most accurate measure. James Phillips looks at emerging science and the impact on retirement policy.
TPR’s consultation on the future of trusteeship closed last week, but there are mixed views on its proposals. Kim Kaveh looks at the industry’s responses.
NEST has allocated 5% of assets to private credit and announced its two fund managers for this area. Holly Roach looks at how the provider is leading the way for other schemes
An agreed definition of value for money would make it easier for members to compare pensions, but it could be difficult as schemes are so different, writes Kim Kaveh.
The PMI has gauged views on whether all schemes should have a mandatory professional trustee. Kim Kaveh looks at the results of its member survey
As The Pensions Regulator’s consultation on investment governance guidance closes, Holly Roach looks at the industry’s response.
Uncertainty over where markets are heading is high. Margie Lindsay speaks to Columbia Threadneedle Investments’ Colin Moore and William Davies about the outlook for investors.
Willis Towers Watson has published a report looking at DC trends over the past year. Kim Kaveh looks at the findings.
The Centre for Social Justice has proposed raising the state pension age to 75 by 2035, despite a slowdown in mortality improvements. Holly Roach reports