One in three single mothers ‘locked out’ of pension saving

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One in three working single mothers are ineligible for a workplace pension under current auto-enrolment rules, despite more than half (59 per cent) being employed.

Budget 2023: LGPS must move faster on asset consolidation

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The government is challenging Local Government Pension Scheme funds in England and Wales to move further and faster on consolidating assets, chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced in the spring Budget on March 15.

MPs to examine future of DB pension schemes

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The Work and Pensions Committee has launched an inquiry that will review defined benefit pension schemes and the challenges they pose to members, trustees, employers and the Pensions Regulator.

Budget 2023: Chancellor’s box of tricks makes LTA disappear

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Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has faced calls in recent weeks to relax the rules on certain pension tax allowances to further his campaign to encourage older workers back into the workforce. 

Beware the ideas of March – or perhaps embrace them

Jeremy Hunt

March 15 was an inauspicious day for Roman politics, but if the chancellor frees up pension allowances, some people could make a killing.

Asset managers must up their game on engagement and diversity


New research suggests too much lip service is paid to engagement and diversity.


‘Why aren’t we on TikTok?’

Charlotte Cartwright and Alex Lane

As communications methods used by pension members become more diverse, we need to consider all platforms, say Eversheds Sutherland partner Charlotte Cartwright and senior associate Alex Lane.

The great pensions dashboard reset

Girish Menezes

Isio head of administration Girish Menezes runs the rule over the pensions dashboards project and says the industry should be using the latest delay to actively improve the project.

Almost two decades on: The evolution of the PPF

Oliver Morley

Pension Protection Fund chief executive Oliver Morley reflects on how the lifeboat fund’s story began, how far it has come since, as well as looking to its future.

Videos & Podcasts


Buyout volumes set to beat all records in 2023


CPD: How do you stand out from the crowd in the scrum for the best buyout deals? Stephanie Hawthorne asks industry insiders how to make sure your scheme is enticing to insurers in the jostle for their attention.

TPR overhauls DB funding in biggest shake-up for a decade

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CPD: Stephanie Hawthorne explains the regulator’s proposed new defined benefit funding regime and what changes schemes and sponsors can expect.

Building up the voluntary carbon markets


CPD: Markets where companies can buy carbon offsets are growing in scale and value, but debate continues around how to ensure their quality and contribution to tackling climate change.