With deﬁned contribution master trust providers now invited to apply for authorisation, Theo Andrew explores how they have been brought to heel, how The Pensions Regulator has been chasing its tail and what it could mean for deﬁned beneﬁt master trusts
The popularity of professional trustees on pension boards has undoubtedly provided a number of beneﬁts. However, the growing use of these trustees comes with its own set of challenges, Laura Blows ﬁnds
Many fear that the pensions industry’s image has a negative impact on pension saving rates and its attractiveness as a career option for young people. Andy Knaggs looks at what the industry is doing to change perceptions
With around 88 per cent of deﬁned contribution members in their scheme’s default fund, it is imperative that the industry creates the best funds it can for members. Natalie Tuck looks at the impact of return variations on a member’s prospective pension pot
Based on experience with a good overall package on offer
This is a crucial role for this very large in-house pension scheme during an exciting time of change; are you up to the challenge? Working closely with senior management you will be responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance, and reporting of the Operational Risk Framework. Excellent working knowledge of the relevant rules and regulations within the Pensions Administration industry required.
One of the top employee benefit consultancies is looking for an experienced Team Leader or Senior Pensions Administrator looking for their next step up, to join their team. Reporting directly to the Pensions Administration Manager, you will manage a team of administrators who provides a full administration service to a portfolio of occupational DB schemes.
Your next exciting and enjoyable medium-length contract is here within a dynamic in-house pension department as part of a small friendly team! You will be required to ensure an accurate, reliable and high standard of service to pension scheme members, as well as dealing with general enquiries in relation to retirement savings and other company benefits.
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Join this large in house team to support the Operations Manager and manage a team of pensions administrators in all aspects of their work. Typical duties will include allocating work to the team and ensuring this is delivered within agreed timescales, liaising with clients on service related matters, providing technical guidance and training where required and working on complex high earner cases.
An exciting new role where you will be responsible for the effective management of trustee business across a portfolio of clients. You must have excellent knowledge of the technical aspects of the role covering DB, DC and hybrid schemes alongside outstanding organisational and project management skills.
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Pensions Age speaks to NEST’s director of strategy, Zoe Alexander, about tackling the gender gap within retirement income provision
Fixed income: new opportunities
Francesca Fabrizi meets Ahmed Talhaoui, Head of International Product Strategy for BlackRock's Global Fixed Income Group, to discuss how fixed income markets have evolved and what opportunities are available for pension funds to build robust portfolios