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LGPS faces affordability, engagement and policy challenges


Podcast: Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association’s head of defined benefit, LGPS, and investment Tiffany Tsang and West Midlands Pension Fund’s director of pensions Rachel Brothwood discuss new research into the Local Government Pension Scheme and what can be done to help employer members. 

Partial AE reform should be prioritised before long-term fix


Podcast: Sackers partner Helen Ball and Mark Ormston, chair of the Industry Policy Committee at the Pensions Administration Standards Association, discuss auto-enrolment, online safety and the proposed value for money framework.

Uncertainty around inflation leads to ‘casino pensions’


Podcast: Pension Playpen chief executive Steve Goddard is joined by Cardano managing director Emily Goodridge to discuss inflation, technology in pensions, and the future of environmental, social and governance disclosure.

‘Pot follows member’ legislation needed to solve small pots problem


Podcast: Henry Tapper, executive chair of AgeWage, and Tom McPhail, director of public affairs at the Lang Cat, discuss small pots, commercial consolidators, and more McCloud woe for the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Natural capital can improve scheme returns but concerns remain


Podcast: Lombard Odier’s Alina Donets and Sackers’ Stuart O’Brien discuss natural capital and how scheme trustees can consider these investments while complying with their fiduciary duties.

Spring Statement: Missed opportunity to support savers


Podcast: Hymans Robertson’s Callum Stewart and Pensions for Purpose’s Charlotte O’Leary discuss the Spring Statement and what it means for pensions.

What is ‘natural capital’ and how can schemes invest?

Alina Donets

Video: Alina Donets, portfolio manager at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, explains how pension schemes can take advantage of investment opportunities in natural capital.

Is this really the right time for auto-enrolment expansion?


Podcast: LCP partner Mary Spencer and Cartwright’s director of investment consulting Sam Roberts debate the merits of expanding auto-enrolment, discuss pension schemes’ reaction to war in Ukraine, and explore the industry’s readiness for long-term inflation.

Universal charges could harm master trust competition


Podcast: The People’s Pension’s director of policy Phil Brown and head of pensions policy Tim Gosling discuss defined contribution scheme charge structures, decumulation solutions, and baffling pensions jargon.