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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?

All UK

Department for Work and Pensions

DWP ‘regrets’ wording in trustee ESG duties announcement

Fri, 22 Jun 2018By

Lawyers described language about ‘empowering savers’ as misleading 

London

UK government rejects call for default at-retirement option

Fri, 22 Jun 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

Default decumulation products not in the spirt of pension freedoms

A cold day in London

Willis Towers Watson launches bundled service for DB schemes

Thu, 21 Jun 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

OneDB combines admin, actuarial and investment services to set schemes on a path to full funding – and, perhaps, consolidation

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s sovereign fund buys 21% stake in UK pension insurer

Tue, 19 Jun 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

PIC has been one of the most active insurers in the UK DB de-risking space in the past 12 months

west front

Hampshire seeks managers for £660m multi-asset credit mandates

Tue, 19 Jun 2018By

Local authority pension fund open to investing on segregated or pooled fund basis

Shanghai, China

Asset management roundup: China Post debuts A-shares smart beta ETF

Tue, 19 Jun 2018By

Also: LGIM expands ESG multi-asset range for defined contribution schemes

Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, London

UK government lays out trustee duties on climate change, ESG

Mon, 18 Jun 2018By

DWP launches consultation on trustees’ duties in relation to financial ESG factors and ethical matters

Governance at UK pension schemes 'not fit for purpose'

AXA IM to invest €100m as part of major corporate overhaul

Mon, 18 Jun 2018By

Former NN Investment Partners CIO Hans Stoter to lead fixed income business as part of changes

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