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Pensions in UK

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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?

Covenants: Inadequacies in the covenant assessment process

September 2017 (Magazine)

How should UK pension fund trustees evaluate the credit risk they are exposed to in their main employer sponsor?

Transfer values: Advice, please

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Cash equivalent pension transfers offer members flexibility and lower the funding burden for employers. What’s not to like?

The Department of Work and Pensions launched a campaign

Auto-enrolment: Auto-enrolment still faces acid test

September 2017 (Magazine)By Gill Wadsworth

Millions of workers have joined workplace pension schemes under auto-enrolment but there is still some way to go before full adoption

Pensions In UK: Of Brexit, deficits and LDI

September 2016 (Magazine)By

With a potential Brexit in sight, Carlo Svaluto Moreolo asks whether the assumptions underlying liability-driven investment (LDI) need to be reconsidered 

Liquidity warnings

September 2016 (Magazine)By

Regulation is constraining pension funds’ ability to manage risk and they should prepare for future illiquidity

Pensions Accounting: Managing change

September 2016 (Magazine)By

UK defined-benefit deficits are ballooning. The Brexit vote might initiate behavioural change, Stephen Bouvier writes

DC Income Strategies: Another egg in the NEST?

September 2016 (Magazine)By

As the UK government consults on whether NEST should be allowed to enter the drawdown market, Jonathan Williams examines the arguments for and against its entry, and what the fund can learn from Australia

All UK

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UK to encourage more pension investment in start-ups

Wed, 22 Nov 2017By

The Pensions Regulator will issue guidance on how to include long-term assets in portfolios


EU and UK insurers flag concerns about liability accounting rules

Wed, 22 Nov 2017By

Freedom of Information request reveals wide-ranging concerns about how new standard was finalised

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UK roundup: De La Rue makes CPI switch, FCA eyes BSPS advice

Tue, 21 Nov 2017By

Plus: Politicians oppose benefit ‘clawbacks’; TPT appoints Redington

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Aegon to merge asset management subsidiaries under a single board [updated]

Mon, 20 Nov 2017By Sameer van Alfen

Kames’s Martin Davis to head new European board; Aegon hints at job losses


Analysis: Could the UK’s largest pension scheme close… and re-open?

Mon, 20 Nov 2017By

Employers have proposed a ‘temporary’ switch to DC-only that could be reversed in the future if DB funding improves

Oxford University

Universities propose closing DB scheme of largest UK pension fund

Fri, 17 Nov 2017By

University staff trade union has threatened industrial action, warning of ‘chaos’ if no resolution

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China, EIB collaboration seeks 'common language' for green finance

Fri, 17 Nov 2017By

Joint initiative turns on growth momentum in green bond market

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UK social impact investing 'requires flexibility on LGPS pooling'

Fri, 17 Nov 2017By

CEO of boutique manager Gresham House reacts to government-commissioned impact investing report

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