While concerns around credit market liquidity have been rising since the global financial crisis, the Covid-19 sell-off has highlighted how fragile liquidity can be during periods of real stress. Colin Purdie discusses the short- and long-term implications...
Dr Peter Hayes looks at what history can tell us about the path to recovery from the Covid-19 economic fallout.
Covid-19 has thrown up key questions on adaptability, administration processes and new working methods for the LGPS. Ian Colvin takes a look at how funds have responded and the changes that lie ahead.
Tim Hodgson looks at how technology will impact the way defined contribution funds are delivered and administered.
The Society of Pension Professionals is looking to make dynamic changes in a bid to stand out from the growing number of trade bodies catering for a dwindling audience.
With bulk annuity markets becoming increasingly busy before Covid-19, James Geer looks at what steps trustees can take to improve their chances of transacting.
Covid-19 has demonstrated how crucial it is for pension schemes to enter into economic crises in a position to react to opportunities with short-term windows, says David Lloyd.
Charlotte Moore looks at industry efforts to why improving members' financial wellbeing and retirement planning is crucial in a crisis situation.
Demand for impact bonds is causing the creation of a bigger market with different targets, writes Josh Kendall.
There are many reasons why trustees may need to complete a benefit rectification exercise. Faye Jarvis explores the key considerations in these instances.
Jim Doran looks at how trustees of DC pension schemes can help members who are looking to retire.
Four actionable steps for employers to take post-lockdown.
30 years after the infamous Barber judgment, Tom Yorath looks at how the GMP equalisation problem has progressed against advances in technology
Schemes looking for higher yields face more risk. Stephanie Hawthorne asks if they can take it on the chin in today’s feverish environment.
Independent trustee Michelle Cracknell was the winner of the PMI's third student essay competition. In her paper, she explains how data managed by schemes and providers to administer pensions could be used to better segment and target member communications...
While furloughed workers are still entitled to pension contributions, Justin Corliss says employers must consider the impact of Covid-19 on their duties.
After a bumper year, insurers are now facing a slower and smaller pipeline as schemes grapple with Covid-19, writes James Phillips.
The Pensions Regulator has issued a raft of guidance on how DB schemes should face the current crisis. Here, David Fairs sets out more details in response to common questions.
While HMRC guidance on GMP equalisation contains both good and bad news for schemes, it does allow them to get going on the process, says John Wilson.
PP has analysed the hourly pay and bonus pay gaps between men and women for nearly 100 firms working with occupational pensions. Explore all the data here...
This year has seen the fastest bear market in history end one of the longest-ever bull markets. Tommaso Sanzin looks at how scheme investments can respond.
Size is important to make a bulk annuity deal stand out, but it is not the only factor, writes Gill Wadsworth.
As the crisis drives up corporate bond yields, Phil Cuddeford explores the issues for scheme sponsors to consider when communicating their schemes’ accounting positions
With UK pension schemes holding significant allocations to alternatives, Dan Melley looks at how they have weathered the latest crisis.