Latest articles from Gill Wadsworth

Should there be an industry-wide methodology for measuring value?

An agreed definition of value for money may help schemes measure value, but it is more important that trustees understand what they are buying and why.

Industry must innovate to build on pension comms progress

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Many see the dashboard as a critical component in pensions communication. While the government's promise to commit £5m to the pensions dashboard project is encouraging, there is so much more that needs to be done by providers, consultants and employers if the initiative is to have any real impact.

Is professionalism the answer to the governance dilemma?

A trend among schemes towards delegation and using professionals means the question how trustees can monitor those who advise them becomes ever more pressing.

A balancing act: Will the Lisa meet its dual objectives?

The Specialist: The Lisa's success will depend on whether it finds investments to meet both of its goals.

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Save or suffer: How to futureproof the UK’s retirement plans

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An increase in contribution levels is seen by many in the defined contribution space as necessary to ensure members have sufficient retirement income, but could there be another way to a more comfortable retirement?

Surrey sets up trigger-based framework for £90m gilt repo move

The £2.9bn Surrey County Council Pension Fund has set a framework to buy leveraged gilts upon hitting inflation and interest rate triggers, as part of a wider move into liability-driven investment.

How to bridge the retirement gender gap

News analysis: As long-term saving among women hits an all-time low, providers and advisers have urged schemes and the wider industry to cooperate in encouraging adequate retirement saving.