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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.

How schemes can invest in wind and solar energies


Podcast: Lombard Odier’s Michael Urban and the University of Oxford’s Matthew Ives discuss the ways in which pension schemes can invest in renewable energies.

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.

Schemes can support the great renewable energy transition

Michael Urban

Video: As Europe is disrupted by an energy crisis, pension schemes can participate in the transition from fossil fuels into wind and solar energy, argues Michael Urban, deputy head of sustainability research at Lombard Odier Investment Managers.

Government must set a timeline for auto-enrolment expansion


Podcast: Now Pensions’ head of PR and campaigns, Samantha Gould, is joined by Linklaters pensions partner John Sheppard to discuss auto-enrolment, pensions dashboards, and illiquid investments by defined contribution schemes.