The government has been accused of misleading parliament and the public over the taxpayer cost of public service pensions, after analysis from the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) estimated an unreported annual cost of around £57bn.
The IEA's report, The Great British Rake-Off, alleged that the government has been running “two books of accounts”, which has led to a “general misunderstanding” of public sector pension costs
Over half (57 per cent) of pension scheme trustees struggle with a lack of consistent data and inability to make comparisons, while 72 per cent require better environmental, social and governance (ESG) and carbon data, research from CACEIS has found
Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes trustees are unanimous in their belief that there is room for improvement in the way in which their schemes are run, according to a survey from Hymans Robertson
Employers should "rise to the challenge" when undertaking member consultations to ensure that potential pension scheme changes are being properly communicated with members, Gallagher has said
The majority (92 per cent) of high-net-worth-individuals are underestimating how much money they need in retirement, according to the inaugural Saltus Wealth Index, with the average respondent misjudging the amount needed by almost half
Understanding the importance of diversity is one thing, putting diversity into practice is another. Francesca Fabrizi speaks to some of the pension firms that are leading the way with their diversity and inclusion strategies, to assist those who are looking to learn from their peers
Networking, a key part of professional life, has changed a great deal under the Covid-19 pandemic. Duncan Ferris examines how pension professionals have been impacted by the transformation and what the future of the industry’s meetings and events might look like