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The last great risk facing defined benefit pension schemes

Jos Vermeulen

Insight Investment head of solution design Jos Vermeulen argues that longevity swaps are an appealing solution for schemes, but further standardisation is required to make these transactions more popular and cost-effective.

Pension Awareness Week: It’s time to wake up the ‘sleepwalkers’

Renny Biggins

As Pension Awareness Week unfolds, The Investing and Saving Alliance’s head of retirement, Renny Biggins, warns that schemes need to increase engagement with their members as delays to auto-enrolment changes are to be expected.

The future of DC schemes: Go big and go green

Dianne Day

Independent Trustee Services client director Dianne Day details the drivers behind consolidation in the defined contribution market, and the role environmental, social and governance investing is playing in this area.

More sustainability disclosure requirements coming to pensions?

Andy Lewis

Travers Smith pensions group partner Andy Lewis details how the UK’s version of the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation could look like and how these could affect pension schemes.

DC members must reassess passive approaches to achieve climate goals

Sebastien Proffit

AXA Investment Managers’ head of portfolio solutions for fixed income Sebastien Proffit explains why defined contribution investors should have a more active approach in their investments to be able to tackle climate risks.

Liability-driven investing in a low-yield environment

Michael Bazdarich

Western Asset’s product specialist and economist, Michael Bazdarich, explains how liability-driven investments can be an effective tool for pension schemes, even in a low-yield environment.

PPF statistics hint at a different future for DB schemes

David Brooks

As the health of UK defined benefit schemes improves, is the Pension Protection Fund still needed to solve a DB crisis, asks Broadstone’s technical director David Brooks.

Knowledge is power

Maria Espadinha

Editorial: As demands for trustees and pension professionals to increase their career development ramp up, Pensions Expert is introducing new CPD articles with content accredited by the Pensions Management Institute.

The long road to net zero

Jennifer Anderson

Institutional investors need to plot their route to net zero, no matter how complex the journey, writes Jennifer Anderson, co-head of sustainable investment and environmental, social and governance at Lazard Asset Management.

What should industry know about tomorrow’s pensioners?

Daniela Silcock

As working lives are becoming increasingly heterogeneous and pension contribution levels are directly linked with housing conditions, Pensions Policy Institute head of policy research Daniela Silcock looks at potential solutions that could improve today’s savers retirement options.