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From thought leadership to technical pieces, knowledge hub keeps our members and pensions professionals up to date with the recent developments in the industry.

Everyone craves a bit of normality
06 January 2021

Everyone craves a bit of normality

When the Department of Work and Pensions announced plans to use the Simpler Annual Statement as an industry standard, some schemes insisted that their whizzy, innovative communication was better. But maybe a predictable vanilla flavour of communication is what members really need.

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That was then, and this is now
06 January 2021

That was then, and this is now

By the time this article goes to press it will be a new year filled with new resolutions, new promise, new diets, debts and new rules about who you can meet and where. It certainly has been a year like no other. Brexit and, most acutely, COVID-19 have dominated the headlines, the national political agenda and the UK pensions industry: the consequences of both events will set the scene for what will be the ‘new normal’ for the years ahead.

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Are you ready to manage your pension scheme through a corporate crisis?
06 January 2021

Are you ready to manage your pension scheme through a corporate crisis?

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the new Insolvency Act and the Pension Regulator’s expectations make scheme management ever more challenging. High profile collapses have taught us the importance of robust contingency planning to help protect member outcomes. It is vital that practical steps are taken now to get trustees and schemes ready for every eventuality.

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Video killed the Radio Star…
13 November 2020

Video killed the Radio Star…

This year, 2020, has been a very odd year for many reasons, the main one being that we no longer seem to be able to see anything other than pixelated versions of each other through one of the, now seemingly, many messaging option platforms available.

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Thirty years within the Pensions Management Institute
13 November 2020

Thirty years within the Pensions Management Institute

I suspect many of you reading this, like me, fell into the pension’s profession by accident.

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I work in pensions…still!
13 November 2020

I work in pensions…still!

My passionate love of maths and problem-solving is why I work in pensions. And my desire to be different and tireless pursuit of my passion is why I work in PR. I’m an extrovert in an introvert’s skin, after all!

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Video killed the Radio Star…
13 November 2020

Video killed the Radio Star…

This year, 2020, has been a very odd year for many reasons, the main one being that we no longer seem to be able to see anything other than pixelated versions of each other through one of the, now seemingly, many messaging option platforms available.

Read more
Thirty years within the Pensions Management Institute
13 November 2020

Thirty years within the Pensions Management Institute

I suspect many of you reading this, like me, fell into the pension’s profession by accident.

Read more
I work in pensions…still!
13 November 2020

I work in pensions…still!

My passionate love of maths and problem-solving is why I work in pensions. And my desire to be different and tireless pursuit of my passion is why I work in PR. I’m an extrovert in an introvert’s skin, after all!

Read more
Everyone craves a bit of normality
06 January 2021

Everyone craves a bit of normality

When the Department of Work and Pensions announced plans to use the Simpler Annual Statement as an industry standard, some schemes insisted that their whizzy, innovative communication was better. But maybe a predictable vanilla flavour of communication is what members really need.

Read more
That was then, and this is now
06 January 2021

That was then, and this is now

By the time this article goes to press it will be a new year filled with new resolutions, new promise, new diets, debts and new rules about who you can meet and where. It certainly has been a year like no other. Brexit and, most acutely, COVID-19 have dominated the headlines, the national political agenda and the UK pensions industry: the consequences of both events will set the scene for what will be the ‘new normal’ for the years ahead.

Read more
Are you ready to manage your pension scheme through a corporate crisis?
06 January 2021

Are you ready to manage your pension scheme through a corporate crisis?

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the new Insolvency Act and the Pension Regulator’s expectations make scheme management ever more challenging. High profile collapses have taught us the importance of robust contingency planning to help protect member outcomes. It is vital that practical steps are taken now to get trustees and schemes ready for every eventuality.

Read more