Retail and hotels have taken the brunt of lockdowns, while logistics and residential have fared much better. Even when Covid-19 is bought under control, the path of recovery is far from straightforward, writes Stephanie Baxter
Mediation has been under-utilised historically as a means of dispute resolution in this area. Mark Blyth and Geoff Egerton think this is going to change.
Michael Bushnell looks at the continuing impact of the pandemic on employer covenant and ESG risks, and how schemes can plan ahead.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' Patrick Kelliher and Vanessa Jaeger look at the key cyber risks faced by pension schemes, who is responsible for managing these risks, and how these risks may be managed.
Marian Elliott looks at the key factors for reaching schemes’ set goals.
What were the most read features on Professional Pensions over the last 12 months? We look at some of the top long-form articles on our site during the year.
New legislation is needed to push pension trustees and asset managers to consider ESG factors, Hope William-Smith reports.
Pension schemes are setting sweeping targets to have net-zero carbon portfolios by 2050. Stephanie Baxter looks at what they need to do to successfully reach these goals
Hope William-Smith looks at what draws and keeps member-nominated trustees (MNTs) in the industry’s most altruistic role as the challenges continue to mount.
Steve Nicholson looks at how schemes can go about implementing the most recent Lloyds ruling
The pandemic sparked Huddersfield-based public relations and social media agency KC Communications to reassess its employee benefits package as it sought to adapt to the new normal.
The impact of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes has long been an important focus area for trustees and employer directors on corporate mergers and acquisitions (M&A), distressed or otherwise, writes Chris Brown.
More and more pension schemes are approaching their endgame. Tony Baily and Lucy Barron explore how trustees can prepare, what tools can be used and how fiduciary management can help schemes get there with more certainty.
DLA Piper's Jane Hannon says the post-Covid workplace provides new challenges when it comes to addressing employee mental health.
Getting people to engage with their pensions has been notoriously challenging for the industry, Stephanie Baxter writes.
The pensions industry still trails behind others with its use of technology, writes Holly Roach.
PP’s expert panel look at the role of private markets in pension scheme portfolios, and the trends expected to follow the pandemic.
Justin Craib-Cox looks at the role that green convertible bonds can play in pension fund portfolios.
The onset of the pandemic dented asset valuations but it will take time to understand the true cost for defined benefit (DB) schemes.
Jess Williams looks at how schemes can build and manage change via investment-only platforms.
Covid-19 has had a seismic impact on regular office life. Nick Martindale looks at how employee benefits provisions are expanding to reach the new normal
Tim Shepherd and Beth Brown look at the legal implications of working from home and how pension professionals can mitigate the risks.
Lee Sanders says the fast and adaptive market response to the crisis of 2020 has shown how much the financial system has improved upon the credit market liquidity issues that were at the heart of the 2008 global financial crisis (GFC).
Government promises to unleash net-zero investment blitz with '10 Point Plan' for 'Green Industrial Revolution'
Carbon capture, hydrogen, nuclear, electric vehicles (EVs) and renewables all set to benefit from £12bn government stimulus plan, but critics warn funding falls well short of the level required to trigger a green recovery.