It’s sometimes easy to forget that our neighbours in the Republic of Ireland (Ireland) remain a member state of the European Union. As such, certain types of EU legislation apply to Ireland. And whilst we in the UK have not had to worry about the latest Pensions Directive (IORP II), it looks likely to bring… Read more
Value for members assessments are here Deadlines are fast approaching for DC Schemes under £100m to publish their Value for Members (VfM) assessments. New regulations effective from late 2021 introduced this requirement (see the guidance here). Value for members = costs, charges and investment returns Those of us involved in the pensions industry have an… Read more
DC Master Trust League Table – February 2022 The Go Pensions 2022 DC Master Trust league table shows some exciting trends. Our survey covers 21 Master Trusts incorporating some 23.1 million members, across 1.1 million employer schemes. This represents around a 10% increase in employer schemes since our previous league table published just 6 months… Read more
With the Government set on consolidation, it looks like it is only a matter of time before requirements are strengthened even further. Particularly, if too many DC schemes are seen to pass the VFM test.
ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) was certainly a buzz phrase during 2020. With more focus than ever it is something that pension scheme trustees and sponsors cannot ignore. But what does ESG mean when it comes to pensions? And how can you ensure that your pension aligns to your corporate values? Navigating ESG and your… Read more
In August 2020 we published the first on-line interactive DC master trust league table. The table outlines key metrics for the ‘commercial’ master trusts. We are now pleased to update the DC master trust league table with data provided by the master trusts during January 2021. The table can be sorted on your screen alphabetically,… Read more
‘Small pension pots’ is certainly the current topic of discussion across the industry and experts seem almost unanimous in their concerns of the PPI’s apparent favoured option of Lifetime scheme. That got us thinking, what other options could be considered?
Managing pension liabilities in a post COVID-19 world Many big-name businesses have failed since the world changed at the start of 2020. It’s easy to recount the news headlines we’ve all seen since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the UK in early 2020. But we must not forget the many more smaller names that will also… Read more
20 years ago who would have predicted that Master Trust would have become part of the pensions vernacular? Thanks to TPR authorisation there has been some much-needed consolidation in the market. Whilst TPR’s website still lists 38 authorised Master Trusts (a reduction from 90 pre-authorisation), at least 2 of them are no longer accepting business.… Read more
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