AE review: Welcome reforms not due until mid-2020s

The government will introduce a package of measures to address issues with auto-enrolment, but questions remain over multiple jobholders and the self-employed, while the timescale has drawn criticism.

British Steel saga raises questions on advice market and transfers

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News analysis: The Financial Conduct Authority has restated its concerns about the decisions being made to transfer out of defined benefit schemes across the country, after poor advice given to UK steelworkers was recently highlighted. What lessons can be learnt from the British Steel saga, and do regulators need to embark on a programme of reforms?

BT scheme cuts TPA contract short to pull admin in-house

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The BT Pension Scheme is moving the administration for its 300,000-member scheme in-house over the course of next year, not long into a contract extension with a third-party provider.

Professional trustees told to 'comply or explain' in draft standards

The industry-led Professional Trustee Standards Working Group has drawn up a set of draft standards for professional trustees imposing a "comply or explain" regime, but some say it is lacking in clarity.

Comment & Analysis

Industry is divided over Royal Mail's CDC proposal

Pressure is mounting on the Department for Work and Pensions to lay regulations for collective defined contribution, after mediation between Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union recommended lobbying government to facilitate their creation of a CDC scheme.

Pension freedoms need added support for savers

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We all enjoy having control over our financial future, writes Nest's Gavin Perera-Betts, but introducing default retirement pathways could be the surprise present we need most this year.

Challenging providers is key to boosting value

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Questioning service providers, understanding member preferences and striving to ensure effective governance can all help to boost value, explains Legal & General Investment Management’s Emma Douglas.

Videos & Podcasts

Mifid II: Why it matters

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Video: The EU's second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive will change how asset managers disclose fees and charge investors for research from January. Donny Hay, client director at professional trustee company PTL, and Sebastian Reger, partner at law firm Sackers, say what trustees should keep an eye on.

Autumn Budget 2017: Reaction from the experts

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Podcast: What will the Autumn Budget mean for the pensions industry? Ruth Bamforth, director at law firm Walker Morris, and David Brooks, pensions technical director at Broadstone Corporate Benefits discuss a pensions-light Budget and the Chancellor's proposals for facilitating pension fund investment in patient capital.

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