Last week, both the PLSA's new chairman Richard Butcher and the pensions minister Guy Opperman told the industry exactly what they wanted to hear. The hard part, as Jonathan Stapleton writes, is turning these fine words into action.
For the first time, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is asking schemes to submit information around data as part of the annual scheme return. The watchdog's Anthony Raymond explains what changes are being made and why trustees and administrators should start...
Hilary Salt says rather than designing new DB superfunds, wouldn't it be better to grow to appreciate and improve our existing superfund?
Andrew Milligan says while changes in central bank communications are bearing on markets, pricing is still rather dovish
Margaret Snowdon says the industry must be more willing to err on the side of caution as the government's solutions will not stop scammers
Auto-enrolment has proved a great success in its first five years, says Chris Knight, but the financial services sector has much work to do to ensure Britain's workers actually end up enjoying a comfortable retirement.
Anne-Marie Winton looks at how a proposed Section 75 amendment could help non-associated multi-employer schemes.
Rob Gardner says the industry needs to do much more to help engage the public with pensions.
Jonathan Stapleton says we need to increase DC scheme fees if we hope to improve investment quality and the sustainability of providers.
Henry Tapper says removing NDAs between operators and fund managers is a critical step in the journey towards assessing value for money
There has been a huge amount of talk about the challenges facing DB schemes. Jonathan Stapleton asks if we are really facing a crisis and, if so, what needs to happen.
Baroness Altmann believes DB scheme consolidation would both reduce administration costs and deliver better outcomes for members
Joe Dabrowski says superfunds will encourage employers to "step up" and pay more into schemes earlier than under existing arrangements.
David Harris says the UK still has much to do on pension reform and appears out of step with the global direction of DC.
Con Keating explains why he believes we need a debate to determine the precise role of DB pension schemes and their funds.
The FCA has taken a further step towards DC cost disclosure but, as Jonathan Stapleton says, such transparency will have its own hidden costs.
Richard Butcher says the pensions dashboard should not be launched until it has all its ducks in a row, even if that means later than 2019
Darren Philp explains why The People's Pension has published a full breakdown of transaction costs and is backing the introduction of a 'comply or explain' soft cap for such charges on DC funds.
As Pension Awareness Day passes, Jonathan Stapleton says why he believes it is so important to raise awareness about pensions.
LCP's Philip Boyle explains why he believes the CMA review will help set the investment consultancy market free.
Steve Webb says as schemes may have to invest in systems to generate regular transfer values, offering valuable partial transfers shouldn't be too burdensome.
Tim Sharp says the government's plans to increase the state pension age to 68 from 2037 is an absurdly crude mechanism for forcing people to work longer
Paul Masterton MP disagrees there is no affordability problem in DB schemes, and calls for a statutory override to allow trustees to switch to CPI
Latest SPP research shows the majority of pension professionals believe the current system is unfair. Jonathan Stapleton agrees, but says we shouldn't expect the government to provide a fix