NAPF Investment Conference 2014: Collective defined contribution could be a way forward for schemes trying to "give members what they want" and avoid burdening them with decisions, said Diageo's director of pensions.
NAPF Investment Conference 2014: The John Lewis Partnership's DC scheme will not consider offering income guarantees to its members, unless a legislative framework is put in place to deliver them.
NAPF Investment Conference 2014: Pension trustee boards can provide a governance training ground for mid-level executives looking to get onto company boards, but diversity efforts have stumbled among member-nominated trustees, experts have said.
NAPF Investment Conference 2014: A cap on annual management charges could lead to actively managed funds becoming unavailable to DC schemes, industry figures have said, as they called for greater transparency and innovation in DC investment.
NAPF Investment Conference 2014: The Railways Pension Scheme aired plans to increase its exposure to emerging markets, including investment in alternatives, as it seeks further return drivers.
Data analysis: Data show more than four-fifths of active defined benefit members remain contracted out, as consultants have said the costs associated with ending the arrangement have bolstered the hunt for alternatives.
Comment & Analysis
In the latest Informed Comment Pension Playpen's Henry Tapper scrutinises auto-enrolment provider-consultant collaborations.
Talking head: LPFA's Mike Allen explains how LGPS reforms are being put in place at the scheme.
Sacker's Zoë Lynch assesses the impact of the change to the definition of money purchase on schemes in this week's edition of Technical Comment.
Video: Sarah Smart, chair of the trustee board at the Pensions Trust, says its fiduciary management set-up has outperformed its target at lower risk than budgeted for, and explains how the scheme monitors this arrangement (5:56).
Video: In this first edition of The Review, Insight's Colm McDonagh and Towers Watson's Ed Britton discuss the impact of recent emerging market volatility on pension funds' sovereign debt holdings, and assess value in the market (5:43).
Video: London Pensions Fund Authority's Susan Martin explains its plans to collaborate with other organisations and schemes to up its allocation to infrastructure and private equity, in this edition of Policymakers and Decision-makers (5:08).