‘No negotiations of substance’ on EU until October – Andrew Neil

There will be “no negotiations of substance” on Britain leaving the European Union until October, according to political journalist Andrew Neil

Protection of pension benefits ‘paramount’ in Brexit negotiations – Pensions Europe

It is of “paramount importance” that the pension rights accumulated before and after Brexit of EU and British beneficiaries are protected, Pensions Europe has said

DB pension flexibility becoming ‘new norm’ – Willis Towers Watson

Pension flexibility for defined benefit pension scheme members is gradually becoming the ‘new norm’ since the introduction of the pension freedoms, Willis Towers Watson has reported

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Two thirds of financial advisers predict increase in DB transfer enquiries

Two thirds, 65 per cent, of financial advisers have said that they expect defined benefit to defined contribution client enquiries to increase over the next year, Investec Wealth & Investment has found

Longevity market in a ‘state of flux’ – Aon

The pension scheme longevity market is in a “state of flux” due to differing mortality data, according to Aon

Pension scheme cyber crime caused by internal error in over 90% cases

Cyber risk and attacks are caused by employee error in more than 90 per cent of cases, Barnett Waddingham has emphasised

BMW workers to protest over ‘pension robbery’ at Munich headquarters

A group of British BMW employees are set to hand in a petition and protest outside BMW’s Munich headquarters today, 29 March 2017, demanding that the Group’s bosses terminate their pension robbery plans

Cautious optimism in a challenging world
Matthew J. Bullock, Investment Director, Global Multi-Asset Strategies, Wellington Management, meets Francesca Fabrizi to discuss how multi-asset strategies can help investors

Latest Features

Pushed aside

The balance of power over pensions policy has tipped in favour of the Treasury in recent years, leading to some claiming that retirement saving has been damaged as a result. What can be done to give the Department for Work and Pensions more of a say, and restore some equilibrium?

A changing world

Paddy Briggs looks at the role of trustees in the new era of closed DB schemes

Speaking to everyone

Laura Blows looks at what the pensions industry is doing to make communications accessible for all

A cap on innovation?

Lynn Strongin Dodds asks whether the DC charge cap is restricting product choice for pension scheme investors

Getting to know your data

Talya Misiri considers the importance of good data management, ways of

taking action and what to expect in the future

Clarity needed

The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA)’s Charles Cowling asks for GMP equalisation clarification following the Brexit vote

Trustee diversity: From the associations' perspective

Natalie Tuck speaks to three different trustee associations to find out if trustee boards really are stereotypically old, white males and what diversity really means

Challenging times

Now more than ever, pensions administrators have a lot to manage. Adam Cadle asks administrators what they think the biggest challenges are for 2017

Winning numbers

Getting the right advice is essential for trustees, but just how many advisers are needed to successfully run a scheme? And is there such a thing as too much advice? Lauren Weymouth explores

The moving target

A project to amend the notoriously tricky IFRIC 14 guidance, surging interest from regulators in pensions accounting, not to mention falling yields and rising

inflation, mean pensions accounting is now more than ever a minefield for the unwary. Stephen Bouvier explores the issues

In the public interest

With growing liabilities and the difficulties in implementing further reform, sustainably funding public sector schemes is proving a challenge. David Adams finds out more

Relying on guesswork

Occupational schemes have had to absorb much change in recent years. But the uncertainty created by fundamental shifts in pension provision are making it

harder than ever for trustees to meet changing saving expectations

Cautious optimism in a challenging world
Matthew J. Bullock, Investment Director, Global Multi-Asset Strategies, Wellington Management, meets Francesca Fabrizi to discuss how multi-asset strategies can help investors
2017: The Data Challenge
Laura Blows talks to Duncan Watson, managing director of products and services, EQ Paymaster, about why pension schemes should focus on data quality
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Adam Cadle provides a summary of the big pensions stories to have hit the headlines this week
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