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DC governance: How to ensure your scheme is on the right track

David Hutchins

When it comes to ensuring good governance, few things are more important than the process applied to the default investment strategy, says AllianceBernstein's David Hutchins. 

Will DC pensions be the next big litigation target in the UK?

Natalie Flood

A lack of engaged and educated savers in defined contribution means pension money is 'sticky' for providers. Redington's Natalie Flood raises the prospect that where fiduciaries do not tackle legacy issues on behalf of their members, they could open themselves up to a backlash.

What is the global market outlook for 2019?

Karen Ward

Markets are no longer full of the optimism that greeted 2018's arrival, with trade wars weighing on the global economy. Nonetheless, long-term investors with dry powder can find reasons to be excited, writes JPMorgan Asset Management's Karen Ward.

Will poor data standards hinder dashboard success?

News in focus: The Department for Work and Pensions' recently published feasibility study for the pensions dashboard project has been seen as a welcome step towards making dashboards a reality, but compulsion, data cleansing and careful planning are crucial if the initiative is to be a success. 

Are you doing enough to protect your members from scammers?

Helen Miles

Helen Miles, a pensions partner at law firm Squire Patton Boggs, explains how trustees and employers can communicate with pension scheme members to protect them from scammers.

Southern Water case: How TPR ensures schemes are treated fairly

Nicola Parish

Southern Water has agreed higher deficit repair contributions after an investigation carried out by the Pensions Regulator. The case demonstrates how the watchdog is taking action to ensure schemes are treated fairly, says Nicola Parish, executive director of frontline regulation.