The master trust is investing directly in commodities for the first time and setting up its first segregated mandate. Stephanie Baxter looks at this step change
A panel of LGPS pools spoke at Pensions and Benefits UK about their experiences and the lessons they are learning along the way. Stephanie Baxter reports from the conference
With just three months to go before TPR's master trust authorisation regime launches, the watchdog has outlined further details of its expectations. James Phillips reports
The industry has been reacting to TPR and the FCA's joint call for input on how they will tackle pensions issues. Victoria Ticha looks at some of the responses
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has opened a consultation proposing reforms to trustees' investment duties to boost ESG risk consideration. Kim Kaveh gauges industry reaction.
Research suggests the industry believes schemes have been unintentionally locked into using the higher inflation measure but many remain unsure about an override. Victoria Ticha takes a closer look
The pensions dashboard is due to launch next year but is now at risk of delay. As the industry awaits the DWP's feasibility study, Stephanie Baxter looks at some of the outstanding issues
Research finds passive funds are to increase in usage by 6% per annum at least until the end of the decade. James Phillips explores the reasons behind the increasing shift
Pimlico Plumbers loses Supreme Court fight over whether its workforce are 'independent contractors' or 'self-employed' leading to AE entitlements, James Phillips writes
PP has teamed up with JLT Employee Benefits to launch 'AE Watch', an initiative that examines the investment performance of DC default funds. Maria Nazarova-Doyle takes a look at the findings.
A contentious report claims ESG resolutions at American company AGMs can do more harm than good. James Phillips explores the findings
The local authority pension fund recently bought protection for its £2.6bn equity portfolio ahead of its 2019 valuation. Stephanie Baxter looks at how the strategy works
Markets were spooked last week by the prospect of an Italian snap election, raising concerns over its future position in the EU. While a government has been formed, it is too soon to sound the all-clear, writes Stephanie Baxter
The regulator's funding analysis for 'tranche 13' schemes finds many are falling behind recovery plans. James Phillips looks at the findings
The Upper Tribunal has ruled in favour of TPR in its long-running dispute with ITV over the Box Clever pension scheme. James Phillips explores the impact of the judgment.
Almost all listed asset managers have now signed up to the transparency code that launched 12 months ago to help local government funds get better cost data, writes Stephanie Baxter
Kim Kaveh looks at how trustees and pension executives can develop an appropriate approach to understanding and managing costs.
The Intergenerational Commission has suggested a series of policy reforms to address the intergenerational divide in pensions. Kim Kaveh considers the proposals
The Pensions Regulator has suffered what some critics call an 'annus horribilis'. James Phillips looks at how the watchdog has responded in its latest corporate plan.
Local government funds are buying bespoke strategies to shield improved funding levels from potential market falls ahead of their 2019 triennial valuations. Stephanie Baxter reports
Kim Kaveh asks how much clarity the master trust code of practice gives to schemes applying for authorisation in October.
The Toshiba Pension and Assurance Scheme has completed a £170m deferred member buyout. Stephanie Baxter looks at the details of the deal.
After a disappointing 2016, last year proved to be a better year for active managers with 44% beating their benchmarks. Stephanie Baxter reports
A second bulk annuity has been agreed for the Kingfisher Pension Scheme. Victoria Ticha speaks to the trustee about this next step in its journey towards self-sufficiency