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The new normal: should pension firms return to the office?

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The pensions industry has proved to itself that homeworking can work. The challenge now is making it sustainable, and rethinking the office as an attractive opt-in addition to most workers’ lives, writes Premier Pensions’ Girish Menezes.

Pensions technology hampered by underinvestment in data

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We shop and bank online, receive our Amazon deliveries by drone and sign up to challenger banks like Monzo via apps. Comparatively, pensions administration remains steadfastly behind the curve, writes the Pensions Administration Standards Association's Girish Menezes.

Garbage in, garbage out

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Girish Menezes, a board director at the Pensions Administration Standards Association, highlights the need for collaboration between trustees and administrators to ensure a high-quality member experience, while managing costs and delivery expectations. 

To transition or not to transition, that is the question

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Premier Pensions' Girish Menezes explains what trustees should take into account when it comes to transitioning to a new administration provider.

Self-driving pensions are worth our consideration

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Artificial intelligence and other technologies are developing at breakneck speed, and many have pensions applications. It is time to explore the best practice in relation to these emerging technologies, says the Pensions Administration Standards Association's Girish Menezes.

Fire, fury and GDPR

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From the blog: Hell hath no fury like a lawyer or auditor scorned. The General Data Protection Regulation has unfortunately put the pensions industry in that dangerous position where we have to run a gauntlet, deciding how seriously to take the dire warnings of these two professional communities.

 

May 25 2018 trundles ever closer and we now have a far better view of what to expect.

  

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Can DC survive these four key challenges?

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The Pension Administration Service Association's Michael Mann and Girish Menezes outline the wave of changes hitting DC and what schemes need to do to stay ahead of the game. 

No wheel-spinning Lamborghinis just yet

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From the blog: Here we are in the new era of pension flexibilities and I can’t help but be surprised at the number of Lamborghinis still listed in the classifieds.

So while our pensioners have chosen to ignore our ex-pension minister and not blow the lot on a supercar, it does beg the question: what have they been doing with their pension pots since April?

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Optimising workforce assessment

The mechanics of workforce assessment continues to be a cause of concern, especially for small and mid-sized organisations.