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Field goes in all guns blazing

Illustration by Ben Jennings

Editorial: The MPs’ pension scheme can rest easy, it does not look like they will have to pay out to Frank Field any time soon.

Campaign for greater transparency is critical to proper governance

Chris Roberts (teaser)

Chris Roberts at Dalriada Trustees explains the benefits of the FCA's new requirements for fund managers to provide details of transaction costs when requested to do so by trustees or IGCs.

What does value for money in a DC default look like?

Rona Train

There is a worrying lack of consensus in the DC default market around investment strategy and risk. Hymans Robertson’s Rona Train says outcome-focused trustees and independent governance committees will conclude that younger members can tolerate risk, while older members can pay for protection.

Phasing is set to stun

Matthew Burrell

As we approach the first increase in minimum auto-enrolment contributions, savers should be told that change is coming, says Matthew Burrell from the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association.

PPF: We are ready for whatever comes our way

In-house management has helped get the Pension Protection Fund in a good place, says the fund's Trevor Welsh.

We can do better on financial education

Danielle Pout

Financial education, at least as it is currently provided by the pensions industry, is unlikely to achieve dramatically improved outcomes – but a better understanding of human behaviour might, argues Danii Pout of Like Minds.

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