The Productive Finance Working Group has now published its final report: A Roadmap for increasing investment in Productive Finance Investments (bankofengland.co.uk – PDF, opens in a new tab). We welcome the report and the approach taken to try to unlock current barriers, structural and practical, to long term investment, particularly in the DC market.Continue reading
The risks and opportunities arising from climate-related change are an area of increasing focus for pension trustees. But what can trustees really do given the scale of the challenge. David Fairs, The Pensions Regulator’s Executive Director of Regulatory Policy, Analysis and Advice explains how schemes can and must make a difference in the transition to a net zero economy.Continue reading
Following the publication of its Equality Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, Liz Hickey, The Pensions Regulator’s Director of Communications looks forward to what the strategy could achieve for savers and staff by 2025.Continue reading
Climate change will challenge every area of our lives, including our retirements. The pension industry’s response to that challenge will determine its future prosperity.Continue reading
As The Pension Regulator’s home city Brighton gears up for its first virtual Pride, chief executive Charles Counsell explains why diversity and inclusion in pension schemes has never mattered more.Continue reading
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how pivotal good administration is to ensuring benefits get paid in a crisis. Continue reading
COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges to trustees.Continue reading
In our Governance and Trusteeship consultation, we asked how we could help trustees improve the diversity of trustee boards, something we believe is crucial.Continue reading
Master trust authorisation is ensuring high standards in this growing market to better protect the nearly 14 million people saving into these schemes.
As we approach the 31 March deadline for master trust authorisation applications, we are encouraged that many more providers have applied.