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Carillion: UK pension trade body calls for ‘urgent’ regulatory action [updated]

Tue, 16 Jan 2018By

PLSA warns of scammers targeting Carillion pension scheme members 

Road sky clouds horizon long-term distance

Joseph Mariathasan: Politics, markets and long-term challenges

Mon, 15 Jan 2018By

A failure to acknowledge long-term challenges means populism will not go away

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Carillion schemes poised to enter PPF as company liquidated

Mon, 15 Jan 2018By

Talks aimed at rescuing ailing UK construction group failed over the weekend

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UK roundup: Regulator, PPF monitoring Carillion scheme

Fri, 12 Jan 2018By

Plus: BHS owner charged over failure to supply information; UK state pension funding ‘to run out by 2035’

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Lawmakers call for rule change to aid plumbing industry scheme

Fri, 12 Jan 2018By

Pensions minister hints at DB reform delay as MPs discuss pension threat to plumbers

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UK academic advocates for ‘collective individual’ DC schemes

Fri, 12 Jan 2018By

Alternative to collective DC would prove a better short-term solution, argues David Blake

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Local Pensions Partnership plans upgrade to support expansion

Thu, 11 Jan 2018By

Public sector asset management partnership targeting more clients; seeking consultant to help outsource middle office functions

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Further blow to London public pension asset pool as CIO quits

Wed, 10 Jan 2018By IPE Staff

CIO Julian Pendock is second high-level executive to depart since November

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UK actuarial body wants profession to contribute to UN SDGs

Wed, 10 Jan 2018By

IFoA wants to explore how actuaries can help achieve sustainable development goals

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UK scheme funding boosted by stock markets, longevity changes

Tue, 9 Jan 2018By

Funding improvements could release £400m for company investments, Mercer argues

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The case against pension fund consolidation

Tue, 9 Jan 2018By

UK fiduciary manager Gatemore rails against the trend towards bigger asset pools

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Spanish, Italian companies weighed down by UK pension deficits

Tue, 9 Jan 2018By

Barnett Waddingham warns of “pronounced” pensions impact for companies with UK subsidiaries

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UK roundup: Union backs changes to BT Pension Scheme

Mon, 8 Jan 2018By

Plus: MPs’ committee extends CDC inquiry deadline; PTL launches transaction cost tool

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Russell Investments awarded £15bn LGPS pooling mandate

Mon, 8 Jan 2018By

Welsh public sector funds select operator for consolidation project

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Mandate roundup: Japan's GPIF seeks 'multidimensional' analysis

Fri, 5 Jan 2018By

Plus: EU bodies want to commission pension fund studies, UK LGPS seeks custodian

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UK regulator's new chair named, shadow pensions minister resigns

Fri, 5 Jan 2018By

Labour politician steps down from role

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Retailer’s restructuring plan satisfies UK pension lifeboat fund

Fri, 22 Dec 2017By

Agreement means company will not fall into administration

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UK government unveils two-pronged plan to expand auto-enrolment

Mon, 18 Dec 2017By

18-year olds to be included, every penny earned to be pensionable

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Former MEP adds voice to criticism of accounting watchdog

Mon, 18 Dec 2017By

FRC comes under fire as fresh evidence details lobbying bid over public accountability

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UK roundup: Merchant Navy, Pirelli schemes agree derisking deals

Wed, 13 Dec 2017By ,

Also: LGPS launches investment consultancy procurement framework; New standards for independent trustees

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UK pensions: Running the rule on costs

September 2017 (Magazine)By

A large proportion of institutional investors’ costs remains opaque. Will a new UK initiative change this?

Consolidation: Panacea or pipedream?

September 2017 (Magazine)

Legislative changes will be necessary to enable consolidation

Consolidation: Pressure to unite

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Are mergers or other forms of consolidation likely for UK pensions?

Brexit and sponsors: The great unknown

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Trustees need to think about market volatility and employer covenants in light of Brexit

RAAs: Value protection or moral hazard?

September 2017 (Magazine)

Are regulated apportionment arrangements the answer for insolvent employers?

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UK actuarial body wants profession to contribute to UN SDGs

Wed, 10 Jan 2018By

IFoA wants to explore how actuaries can help achieve sustainable development goals

Tokyo Japan

Mandate roundup: Japan's GPIF seeks 'multidimensional' analysis

Fri, 5 Jan 2018By

Plus: EU bodies want to commission pension fund studies, UK LGPS seeks custodian

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Crypto-currencies lack real basis

January 2018 (magazine)By

Crypto-currencies divide opinions sharply. Some rave about them while others are scathing

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Do not expect a tech-driven revolution

January 2018 (magazine)By

Despite the amount of academic research, the theoretical concepts underpinning portfolio management remain the same

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Crystal balls at the ready

January 2018 (magazine)By

Asset managers have all issued their outlooks for the forthcoming arbitrary 12-month period

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