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Pensions in UK

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

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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?

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Unison

UK unions offer tentative support for collective DC

Thu, 19 Apr 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

Warning against seeing CDC as an adequate replacement for defined benefit

George Osborne

Freedom of choice ‘could cost companies £25bn’, consultant warns

Thu, 19 Apr 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

Xafinity Punter Southall warns accounting bill from at-retirement freedoms introduced in 2015

Millennium Bridge, Lowry Centre, Manchester

UK roundup: £46bn public sector pool appoints Northern Trust

Thu, 19 Apr 2018By , Hugo Greenhalgh

Plus: London CIV’s latest mandate launched; Water industry regulator on dividends v pension contributions debate

Accountancy

‘Toothless’ accounting watchdog to face wide-ranging governance probe

Wed, 18 Apr 2018By

Former Legal & General chairman Sir John Kingman will lead review of FRC’s governance, conflicts of interest and accountability

RBS London office

RBS agrees ‘final deficit contributions’ for £45bn scheme

Wed, 18 Apr 2018By

UK bank agrees to match shareholder payouts with pension fund contributions 

Indian flag

Joseph Mariathasan: Why a Danish inn suggests a post-Brexit trade problem

Wed, 18 Apr 2018By

The restoration of Danish links with India suggest post-Brexit trade deals for the UK will not be straightforward

Oxford University

UK roundup: Agreement struck on USS valuations; UK approaching peak LDI

Tue, 17 Apr 2018By ,

Plus: UK approaching ‘peak LDI’; Xafinity Punter Southall calls for legal separation of consultants and fiduciary managers

Saker Nusseibeh

Interview: Hermes targets North America under new owners

Mon, 16 Apr 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

Hermes’ CEO Saker Nusseibeh and Federated Investors’ vice-chairman Gordon Ceresino speak to IPE

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