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TPR: The Green Cross Code man

David Brooks

Broadstone’s technical director David Brooks details how trustees must help scheme members to avoid bad transfer decisions as the regulator takes a ‘Green Cross Code’ approach.

Inflation fears could see schemes move to lock in equity gains

Chris Iggo

AXA Investment Managers’ Chris Iggo explains how high inflation, rising interest rates and the impact of the Ukraine conflict could make schemes shift away from equities and invest in higher-yielding assets.

A data with destiny

Jemma Jurgenson

Jemma Jurgenson, head of administration at Quantum Advisory, asks whether the industry is ready for the arrival of pensions dashboards.

Building portfolio resilience: Should schemes consider hedge funds?

Guy Saintfiet

Aon’s senior portfolio manager, Guy Saintfiet, discusses the risks and benefits for schemes of investing in hedge funds, and how these commitments could give pension funds the diversification needed given the current market conditions.

Roadmap to tackle the gender pensions gap

Sue Ferns

Prospect’s Sue Ferns proposes solutions to tackle the gender pensions gap ahead of the Work and Pensions Committee’s hearing on this topic, as she warns that more needs to be done by the government to tackle the issue.

Schemes need to pay attention to members’ sustainable demands

Carol McNaughton Nicholls

Scheme trustees may be conflicted between sustainability and fiduciary duty, but the public are not – they want sustainability to be front and centre, argues Carol McNaughton Nicholls, associate partner at BritainThinks.

The future of pensions

Georgia Stewart

Tumelo’s chief executive Georgia Stewart explains how a lack of financial education has led to poor understanding of pensions, and how stewardship can boost member engagement and increase individual savings.

Fixing shared parental leave policy can curve gender pensions gap

Becky O’Connor

Interactive Investor’s Becky O’Connor argues that one of the main causes for the pensions gender gap is the shortcomings in policy for shared parental leave, and that policymakers have a role to play to improve women’s savings.

Coriolanus, war and the Universities Superannuation Scheme

Paul Carney

Shoosmiths’ partner Paul Carney examines how Shakespeare’s Coriolanus can explain the current testing times in Europe and how it shines a light to the Universities Superannuation Scheme debacle.

LGPS funds should not join the Israel boycott movement

Alex Janiaud

Local government pension schemes should not be pressured into joining the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement, Alex Janiaud argues