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St Paul's Cathedral, London

Update: Church of England rules out bid for failed payday loan company

Wed, 19 Sep 2018By ,

Wonga collapsed last month after regulatory changes and thousands of complaints from customers

US dollars

Asset management roundup: Generali backs ‘disruptive’ startup with $4bn

Fri, 21 Sep 2018By

Also: Willis Towers Watson’s AMX crosses $6bn threshold with insurance client

Royal Mail to close DB scheme in 2018

Royal Mail scheme names chief executive

Thu, 20 Sep 2018By

Head of finance Richard Law-Deeks to replace Chris Hogg

Wolverhampton Cathedral

Seven managers set to lose major LGPS mandates as pooling continues

Wed, 19 Sep 2018By

LGPS Central names Harris Associates, Union Investment and Schroders to share global active equity fund

St Paul's Cathedral, London

UK roundup: L&G, Scottish Widows back bulk annuity deals

Wed, 19 Sep 2018By

Plus: Willis Towers Watson selects Hermes’ stewardship arm to lead engagement for £3bn equity fund

Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, London

Pension providers urge UK government to accelerate dashboard work

Wed, 19 Sep 2018By

Industry wants DWP’s feasibility study to be published as soon as possible

Governance at UK pension schemes 'not fit for purpose'

Mercer parent company to buy JLT Group for $5.6bn

Tue, 18 Sep 2018

Marsh & McLennan Companies announces deal to acquire Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group 

UK, EU flags

First State to transfer up to £4.3bn to Ireland as part of Brexit prep

Tue, 18 Sep 2018By

Asset manager has proposed to move money from 18 UK-based strategies to their EU equivalents

Oxford University

UK’s biggest scheme 'could take more risk to cut deficit' – expert panel

Fri, 14 Sep 2018By

Changes could result in contribution levels rising to 29.2% instead of 36.6%

British Airways scheme in longevity swap deal

British Airways pension scheme strikes UK’s biggest buy-in with L&G

Thu, 13 Sep 2018By

£4.4bn deal to cover some 60% of airline’s pensioner liabilities

White cliffs of Dover, England, UK

DB consolidator Clara unveils trustees ahead of first deal

Wed, 12 Sep 2018By

Clara planning to formally launch later this year

michelle ostermann cropped

RPMI Railpen hires from Canada for chief fiduciary officer position

Wed, 12 Sep 2018By

Michelle Ostermann will join the £28bn manager in January

London

UK DB deficits could halve via new risk transfers, derivatives: report

Tue, 11 Sep 2018By

Hymans Robertson advocates use of emerging “end-game” insurance products

Department for Work and Pensions

DWP drops ‘statement on member views’ requirement from ESG rules

Tue, 11 Sep 2018By

But final revised investment regulations welcomed 

alan rubenstein

UK commercial DB consolidator 'superfund' loses CEO, financial backer [updated]

Mon, 10 Sep 2018By ,

Changes announced six months after The Pension SuperFund was launched

Glasgow, Scotland

‘Success story’ of Scottish pensions doesn't need overhaul: Strathclyde

Fri, 7 Sep 2018By

Draft response to consultation argues Scotland’s LGPS funds are already on the path to collaboration

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Local authority pensions seek independent cost monitor

Fri, 7 Sep 2018By

LGPS Advisory Board tenders for third party to help oversee compliance with its influential disclosure code

The UK's DB lifeboat fund has stepped in

EU court confirms lifeboat fund must amend compensation limit [updated]

Thu, 6 Sep 2018By

Pension Protection Fund’s liabilities expected to increase by 1% at most

The entrance to the FCA's headquarters in London

UK regulators boost senior oversight teams

Thu, 6 Sep 2018By

TPR hires from FCA as it prepares to take on new powers granted by government

uk parliament

UK CDC consultation set for autumn, minister says

Wed, 5 Sep 2018By

Royal Mail hails “important step” towards first private sector collective DC scheme

All Latest UK News

uk country report

UK retailers: tough times

September 2018 (magazine)By

High rents, online competition and lower consumer spending are all squeezing retailers, with implications for pensions

Consolidation: A way out for failing smaller schemes?

September 2018 (magazine)By Stephanie Hawthorne

Consolidation could provide economies of scale, wider investment opportunities and better governance for pension schemes

alan rubenstein

Interview: Alan Rubenstein

September 2018 (magazine)By Stephanie Hawthorne

The Pension SuperFund CEO explains how the fund will work

A collective approach

September 2018 (magazine)By David Pitt-Watson, Hari Mann

A look at the benefits and pitfalls of collective pensions

Scotland’s LGPS: Don’t just dive in

September 2018 (magazine)By

Scottish local government pension funds looking to asset pool should carefully consider their options with a focus on their objectives

All Pensions in UK

the netherlands

Dutch schemes’ recovery stalls as funding plateaus at 109%

Thu, 6 Sep 2018By

Aon: Pressure increasing for system reform as pension cuts at large schemes are still a possibility

liam kennedy

Holistic answers needed

September 2018 (magazine)By

Fiduciary management was conceived as a sophisticated and holistic solution to the shortcomings of pension asset management that became evident after the equity market downturn of 2000-03

daniel ben ami

Avoiding another Lehman

September 2018 (magazine)By

Postponing the difficult decisions involved in tackling the economy’s productive weaknesses will only make matters worse

carlo svaluto moreolo

A welcome regulatory effort

September 2018 (magazine)By

Further regulation to make investment funds and asset management activities rock-solid is essential

nick reeve

Good things come to those who save

September 2018 (magazine)By

Good things come to those who wait – so goes the tagline of a famous Irish export, Guinness

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