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Pensions in UK

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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

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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

Gresham House: Network effects

September 2018 (magazine)By

Gresham House CEO Tony Dalwood is fundraising for a UK housing and infrastructure fund, and has the LGPS in his sights

Breaking all derisking records

September 2018 (magazine)By Elizabeth Pfeuti

Lower mortality assumptions and improved pension scheme solvency have created ideal conditions for derisking

UK pensions: Looking ahead to pensions white paper

March 2018 (magazine)By Stephanie Hawthorne

Industry commentators do not expect radical changes to retirement legislation

Trustees: The right balance

March 2018 (magazine)By

The collapse of Carillion highlights just how difficult it is for pension fund trustees to influence the sponsoring company

Collective DC: Let's not go Dutch

March 2018 (magazine)By

The experience of collective defined schemes in the Netherlands illustrates shortcomings

Collective DC: Lukewarm response to CDC consultation

March 2018 (magazine)By

Only 36 entities made a submission to the select committee, and some influential UK names are absent

DB transfers: Freedom under fire

March 2018 (magazine)By Gill Wadsworth

Three years after its introduction, the liberation of pensions savings has been marred by accounts of poor advice and scams

All UK

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RBS incurs £102m cost of equalising pension payments

Fri, 15 Feb 2019By

UK’s third-biggest pension scheme reveals GMP equalisation costs and slashes equity exposure

Netspar to branch out into artificial intelligence, big data

Pension dashboard should display impact information, says taskforce

Fri, 15 Feb 2019By

Social impact investing ‘implementation taskforce’ responds to government consultation

Monetary policy and currency wars index

Chart of the Week: DC overtakes DB in top seven pension markets

Fri, 15 Feb 2019By , ,

€35.6trn invested in 22 markets, Willis Towers Watson reports, with DC making headway in the UK, Canada and Japan

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Cardano buys NOW: Pensions from ATP

Wed, 13 Feb 2019By

Anglo-Dutch consultant and fiduciary manager to acquire UK’s third largest DC master trust

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Ex-pension infrastructure platform chief to lead local government pool

Wed, 13 Feb 2019By IPE Staff

Mike Weston appointed CEO of LGPS Central, John Burns promoted to deputy CEO


UK proposes seven years in jail for ‘mishandling’ pension funds

Mon, 11 Feb 2019By

The Pensions Regulator to get more powers to investigate schemes and gather information

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Local government pool launches private equity platform targeting £2bn

Fri, 8 Feb 2019By

2018-19 vintage vehicle raises money from five LGPS funds to invest in pooled private equity funds and direct assets


NEST looks to add global corporate bonds to growing portfolio

Fri, 8 Feb 2019By

Tender launched for DC master trust’s first allocation to global investment grade bonds

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