After five years of pension freedoms, occupational schemes are still not offering a full suite of retirement options to members. Sonya Fraser explores the retirement bolt-ons they could offer
The PPF is changing its insolvency risk provider as part of a triennial review of its levy rules. Lewys Curteis looks at how this could impact schemes.
In the run-up to Incisive Media’s Women in Investment Festival on 3 March, Laura Miller gets under the bonnet of how common imposter syndrome is, and the tangible impact it can have on financial services firms.
As the number of Coronavirus cases continues to grow, Calum Cooper looks at the potential impact on DB scheme liabilities and sponsor covenants.
The government is set to start consulting on how the Retail Prices Index (RPI) is calculated in its Budget on 11 March. Keith Webster warns the industry may currently be sleepwalking into this change.
Real assets are continuing to offer attractive illiquidity premia for investors. Hope William-Smith looks at the current allocation trends for boosting portfolio resilience.
Disagreements between trustees and consultants can be difficult, but they are necessary to improve the quality of decision-making, says Paul Richards.
Rising life expectancy and falling fertility rates are leading to ageing populations. Jonathan Stapleton considers latest research assessing how this trend is impacting pension systems around the world.
Very few schemes have protection in place against longevity risk in their scheme liabilities. Howard Kearns explains why and how to rectify this
Members are increasingly seeking external adjudication on schemes’ approach to ESG issues. Stephen Richards outlines the steps trustees can take to prepare for this activism.
Know a woman with a great business idea trying to catch the eye of the investment world? Tell them to buckle up, because research suggests they are going to have a problem, writes Laura Miller
As schemes face additional hurdles to appoint fiduciary managers, Paul Wharton outlines the key considerations for all trustees in the process.
A self-sufficiency approach is not riskless and trustees must consider covenant strength and longevity exposure. Chris Ramsey looks at the key considerations of running schemes on.
Pension schemes have been called on to play a central part in the government’s plans to meet climate change expectations. Hope William-Smith asks how this can be achieved
Additional margin rules will apply to schemes using OTC derivatives from September this year. Paul Cluley looks at how funds will be affected and what they need to do next.
There is a growing need for schemes to improve governance. John Reeve says better trustee support will improve their ability to meet these increasingly onerous requirements
DC schemes are increasingly looking at investing in alternatives but face a number of challenges. Charlotte Moore takes a look at the issues they face.
Satisfice is a verb meaning the pursuit of a course of action to satisfy the minimum requirements necessary to achieve a goal. Dana Day and Stefan Lundbergh look at how this applies to pensions.
PP Online takes a look at the top 20 features of 2019.
PP Online reveals the biggest pensions stories of 2019.
What were some of the most read opinion pieces on Professional Pensions over the last 12 months? We look at some of the top articles from our commentators during the year.
With one of Europe’s most well-known companies planning its most significant pension scheme overhaul to date, unions have stepped in to ensure workers are not short-changed. Hope William-Smith reports.
Schemes may have had a trustee board structure in place for 50 years, but is it really ticking all the governance boxes in the current – and increasingly onerous – regulatory environment, asks Karen Parry.
Taylor Wessing has published a report gauging industry views on challenges associated with pensions restructuring. Kim Kaveh explores the findings