Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Read our groundbreaking original research here. We take an in-depth look at subjects as varied as the DC pensions landscape, DC retirement income, and diversified growth funds.
AN in-depth assessment of the UK’s occupational defined contribution provision
What are the current challenges for independent trustees and the schemes that they represent?
What are employers’ pensions priorities? From investment strategies to scheme selection, we find out what really matters in today’s fast-moving world of pensions
Action for Children focused on developing the right investment strategy in the wake of the pension reforms
More than a year on from the implementation of freedom and choice, Jenna Gadhavi looks at how scheme design is evolving, and how many ordinary savers are being expected to take responsibility for their financial choices
How the UK’s top DC schemes are responding to the last 12 months in pensions
The Lifetime ISA was announced by former chancellor George Osborne as the silver bullet that would fix two major savings problems, making it easier for young people to get on the property ladder, whilst also helping to engage them with pensions savings. But will it work?
Pensions are evolving, and the Budget reforms have had a cataclysmic effect on provision. In our annual survey, we asked top UK DC schemes how they had changed their communications.
Pensions are evolving, and the Budget reforms have had a cataclysmic effect on provision. In our annual survey, we asked top UK DC schemes how they were coping with such a changed landscape
All the statistics show that women are saving less than men. So, what can employers do to help? And how can financial wellness strategies be improved to better serve women’s needs? Sara Benwell explores
With the news that construction giant Carillion has gone into liquidation with a pension deficit of nearly £1bn, Stuart Price, Partner and Actuary at Quantum Advisory, explains what will likely happen to the 28,500 employees who have a pension with the collapsed company
The times they are a-changing…. and that process of transformation is now well under way, with the onset of MIFID II regulations followed by the introduction of GDPR in May, both of which will directly affect the pensions industry. Nino Sheikh-Thompkins, Head of Financial Services Propositions at Paragon Customer Communications, outlines what businesses should do to ensure they do not fall foul of new legislation
Independent trustee Ian Maybury describes some current investment governance challenges to Maggie Williams
We asked our expert panel for their views on getting the right people and defining the right processes on a trustee board
Our independent trustee survey 2017 not only shows how this increasingly important group of pensions professionals are thinking, but also points towards some broader trends in defined benefit and defined contribution scheme governance.
The definitive who’s who guide to the most influential stars in pensions
Pension manager believes DGFs’ biggest threat is failing to better equities in terms of volatility of returns
Until a year ago, L’Oréal did not have a default fund option, with auto-enrolment, the company took advice on developing a suitable scheme
Pension manager Antony Barker explains why his £7.5bn fund doesn’t want, or need, a diversified growth fund
When George Osborne outlined the pension reforms in the March 2014 Budget, the sector had to come to terms with huge changes. Laura MacPhee interviews Kevin Frisby, a partner at LCP, who claims to be the inventor of the term ‘diversified growth fund’.