As the UK's workforce works from home, Andy Lewis looks at how the pensions industry can respond together to Covid-19.
Tools that can reduce business travel have long been available. The coronavirus is forcing us to use them, and the climate could benefit, says Simon Webber.
Voluntary accreditation of professional trustees will act as a quality mark and drive up scheme governance standards, argues Lesley Carline.
Business resilience is not just ensuring people can work from home, but that administration can continue without human help, says Kim Gubler.
The Pensions Regulator’s industry working group on diversity is a step in the right direction, says Elizabeth Bostock.
Schemes must do more to lessen the financial risks of climate change, says Guy Opperman.
Equality should be about improvements all round not swapping one set of discriminations for another, says Rachel Meadows.
With wider funding challenges and the need to play for the long-term, any change to inflation indexation must be swift and firm, says Sir Steve Webb.
Improving transparency of pension scheme governance will improve accountability, even if members take little notice, says Richard Butcher.
The industry needs more powers to protect savers by stopping scams in their tracks, but a network to share intel can help, says Margaret Snowdon.
The transition from RPI to CPIH could have a significant impact on pension funds. However, as Con Keating says, the real challenges of this shift may come from an unexpected area.
Sticking with the majority is often the comfortable, safe thing to do. Naomi L'Estrange argues trustees should embrace the uncertainty of going against the herd
A lost tourist asks a local for directions and gets the reply: “Well, if I were you, I wouldn’t start from here.
By improving their stewardship activity and collaborating together, schemes can reduce the burden on resources, says Lauren Peacock.
As both the APPT and PMI launch accreditation regimes for professional trustees, Henry Tapper asks if you are a Betamax or VHS Trustee?
The law does not require trustees to be perfect, but they must understand it to know the true value of scheme liabilities, says Anna Copestake.
We must take urgent action to drive up member understanding of their pensions, or risk a generation of ill remunerated retirees, says Karen Bolan.
The UK formally left the EU on 31st January. But, as Jonathan Stapleton says, the world goes on, especially in pensions.
Jonathan Stapleton explains why the growing scale of DC providers is likely to herald rapid innovation in the market.
The pension schemes bill heralds an era of tougher governance rules and strengthened member protections, bringing with it a lot of work for trustees, says Fuat Sami.
Increasing the diversity of the pensions industry will bring in creative and energised thinking, new ideas, and effective debate, says Alison Hatcher.
Robin Ellison says The Pensions Regulator's decision to fine the Financial Conduct Authority £2,000 because of shortcomings in its pension scheme is symptomatic of the grandstanding now common among regulators
Fragmented data will make it difficult for pension schemes to boost their business intelligence, but this is increasingly important in the fight to engage members, says Emma Douglas.
Lessons must be learned from open banking in order to make the pensions dashboard a success for the modern saver, says Darren Philp.