Two Court of Appeal judgments have allowed schemes to introduce a pensionable pay cap. James Phillips explains the reasons why and what to be aware of
The sharp increase in transfer requests since the freedoms could breach activity triggers and incur extra transactional fees for some schemes, writes Michael Klimes
Rory Murphy, trustee chairman of the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund, tells Stephanie Baxter why trustees must take more responsibility and not shift blame onto advisers and managers.
LIBOR is set to be phased out by 2021. Jonathan Stapleton looks at how the withdrawal of this benchmark will affect schemes
Gender imbalance among senior actuaries is still common but the industry is providing solutions and aims to tackle the wider lack of diversity, writes Kim Kaveh
Michael Klimes examines what additional obligations money laundering rules introduced in June may put on schemes
TPR has been criticised for being 'draconian' and not responding in a proportionate way to risks. Nicola Parish disagrees.
Kim Kaveh explores how good use of digital tools in DC schemes can help members attain solid retirement outcomes
The regulator has promised to toughen its approach against those who withhold information it needs for investigation, James Phillips writes.
Having successfully brought PPF member services in-house, the lifeboat fund will do the same for FAS administration to lower costs and deliver customer satisfaction. The PPF speaks to Stephanie Baxter.
After the landmark ruling in the Walker vs Innospec case, schemes must review how they award death benefits for members, writes Michael Klimes
The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) competition director says the drawdown market must innovate and is worried that distrust of pensions is causing people to fully withdraw
Michael Klimes explores how mentoring programmes can help create more diverse trustee boards
The debate over consolidation often cites regulatory hurdles, but perhaps trustees are the biggest issue, James Phillips writes
Despite a challenging year, the lifeboat fund has weathered the storm with strong returns and an improved funding level. Stephanie Baxter analyses its annual report
A research paper by Royal London and Aviva has set out a blueprint for bringing self-employed people into pensions. Kim Kaveh explores its recommendations
The regulator's long-awaited section 89 document reveals what it learned after striking a deal with Sir Philip Green for the BHS pension funds. Michael Klimes reports
A panel at Pensions and Benefits UK discussed the strengths and weaknesses of the DB system. Michael Klimes reports
The FCA's eagerly anticipated final report of its asset management market study suggests an investigation of the investment consulting market, James Phillips reports.
Kim Kaveh asks if the benefits of matching contributions are being communicated sufficiently.
The government suffered a major High Court defeat after guidance forcing the LGPS to invest in line with UK foreign policy was deemed unlawful. Stephanie Baxter finds it could have far-reaching consequences.
Proposals to modernise processes around transfers have received support but miss some key points, writes Michael Klimes
The Pensions Institute argues RAA processes should be streamlined and trustees should be able to reduce benefits in a bid to help those struggling with deficits, James Phillips reports.
The most important characteristics in advisers differ by scheme size, but the approach to investment is not overly dissimilar, James Phillips writes