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What does COVID-19 mean for our defined contribution retirement savings?

What are the key considerations for Companies and/or Trustees and what do they need to think about from a defined contribution perspective to help navigate...

Wellbeing Tips Working from Home During These Uncertain Times

As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) spreads across the globe, there are important actions you can take to maintain your wellbeing, especially when working from home. There...

COVID-19 and Potential Immediate Employment and Pension Related Considerations

COVID-19 is clearly having a major impact on businesses and employees with knock-on implications for pensions and other related benefits. The steps taken by employers...

Defined Contribution (DC) Pensions Update

For trustees and DC pension sponsors, it is clear change remains a constant. Welcome to our first DC Pensions update. It is useful to reflect...

Game on: the potential for gamification in asset management

Millennials, whether fair or not, do not have a great reputation. This group of people, born sometime between 1980 and 2000 are according to some...

The active vs passive investment debate: how to offer the best value for members?

Value for members is a hot topic in the defined contribution (DC) space right now, particularly within the master trust market, where schemes must be...

Back to the future: modernising communications in pensions

What can the industry learn from other sectors and how can organisations ensure they are helping to guide their employees to financial security in later...

Parents and Pensions: Having ‘the talk’ with your children

For most children, having a discussion with their parents about savings is an abstract concept. Add pensions to the mix and there’s a good chance...

How can organisations deliver a vibrant financial culture that works in the interest of consumers?

Within the pensions industry, we are seeing a move towards increased individual responsibility for our own financial futures. With the rise of defined contribution plans...

How to improve understanding of pensions and long term savings in the workforce

Currently, only a third of UK workers are prioritising long term saving. Furthermore, of those that are saving for their retirement, many are not saving...