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29thNov
2018

An open letter to Amber Rudd from the Ensign Chair

As Amber Rudd takes on her new brief as work and pensions secretary, Rory Murphy offers her some suggestions as…

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16thOct
2018

Ensign doubles membership with onboarding of the Stena Line (UK) Pension Scheme defined contribution members

The Stena Line UK Group has chosen Ensign – the Master Trust pension scheme for the shipping and maritime sector…

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5thOct
2018

Ensign Chair’s initiative on financial education

Ensign Chair, Rory Murphy, has lead an initiative, being launched today, to encourage financial awareness for the younger generations, with…

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2ndOct
2018

Ensign Trustee, Mark Dickinson, awarded Merchant Navy medal

Ensign Trustee, Mark Dickinson, has recently been awarded the prestigious Merchant Navy medal for Meritorious Service, awarded each year in…

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12thSep
2018

Lessons from Lehman for pension trustees

A decade after the crisis, Rory Murphy says the industry must embrace the same approach to consumer engagement that is…

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24thMay
2018

Sometimes, good things come in small packages…

Andrew Waring says the 'big is better' view does not necessarily stand up to scrutiny when it comes to master…

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9thMay
2018

Trustees need to engage more on climate change risk

Rory Murphy argues there is no excuse for pension trustees to be taking a back seat on climate change risks…

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9thMay
2018

Crew Welfare: Why pensions matter

Rory Murphy, Chair of the maritime industry’s pension fund – the Ensign Retirement Plan, brings it back to basics, and…

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9thApr
2018

Ensign Retirement Plan cuts Annual Management Charges

Ensign Retirement Plan cuts Annual Management Charges Always with its members’ interests in mind, the Trustee announces a reduction in…

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23rdMar
2018

Maritime employers risk crippling fines in UK pensions overhaul

Companies that employ seafarers or offshore workers could face civil penalties for failing to auto enrol eligible employees. Maritime businesses…

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26thJan
2018

Power to the people

Ensign Retirement Plan Chair, Rory Murphy, says real and positive changes in the industry are best achieved if they reflect…

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26thJan
2018

A pension plan specifically for the maritime industry

A pension plan specifically for the maritime industry writes Bryony McCabe in SuperyachtNews. Bryony looks at how the Ensign Retirement…

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10thOct
2017

Trustees must do more to share best practice, says Rory Murphy, Chair of trustees.

Letter: Trustees as well as investment consultants must address weaknesses. The following letter was published in Professional Pensions on 4…

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