John Greenwood: A message from the editor

Announced on the last working day before Christmas, you may have missed the news that Corporate Adviser has changed ownership. In case you didn’t see it, after 11 years as editor of Corporate Adviser, I have led a management buyout of the publication, which is now owned by Definite Article Media, a publishing company I have founded.

I want to take this opportunity to reassure everyone connected with Corporate Adviser – readers, sponsors, contributors and other stakeholders – that in the short term nothing will change. Our aim will remain the delivery of up to the minute coverage of everything that is important in the workplace pensions, group risk and healthcare sectors, including breaking news, in-depth features and research, and the views and opinions of thought leaders from within our community and beyond.

But going forward, you will see positive changes. We have big plans to improve the way we deliver content to you, to make it more engaging, deeper in its scope and breadth, and easier to digest. I don’t want to say too much at this stage, but we will have some significant and exciting announcements in the coming months, so watch this space.

You can expect more from Corporate Adviser in terms of events too. You may, by now, have been wondering what is happening with the Corporate Adviser Awards 2018. I’m pleased to say they will be launched very soon, and this year will be taking place in the summer rather than February. – watch out for an announcement in the coming days.

We shall also be launching the Corporate Adviser Healthcare and Group Risk Summit, which will take place later in the year, as will the market-leading Corporate Adviser Summit, which we will deliver in its usual October slot. You can also expect more smaller but equally engaging events in 2018. All our events offer the opportunity to engage with peers, share best practice and celebrate all that is good within our community – we hope you join us in these events.

The coming year looks set to be yet another massive one for workplace benefits, and we pledge to do our best to deliver the highest quality coverage of all that matters to workplace pensions, group risk and healthcare professionals. We value your opinions on every element of what we do and welcome feedback, so please contact me on if you wish to say anything about what we do currently, or what we could do better. I wish you all a prosperous and successful New Year, and look forward to working with you in the coming months and years.