Trustee training – the elephant in the room

I was planning on writing about trustee education before Michael Gove was moved on from the Department for Education but the timing of his departure and this note is purely coincidental! When we looked at the Pensions Regulator’s overview of the new Trustee Toolkit...

Six areas for a Trustee’s business plan review

Recognising that some trustees have already started their business plan review what are some of the issues that should be included in the list of actions for 2014?    Employers covenant      As the economy starts to gingerly come out of the worst recession in living...

Remind me again – where’s my money invested ?

As more and more individuals join pension schemes for the first time under Auto-Enrolment, almost all of which are defined contribution schemes, one particular issue jumps out at us. And that one thing is that more than 90% of members will push the default fund...

Should employers pay pension trustees?

Like death and taxes, another certainty in life is the ever increasing responsibilities and management which the trustees of a pension scheme face. The days of turning up to four or less trustee meetings a year, enjoying a decent lunch (with wine) at the smart offices...