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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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British Steel: Regulators ‘failed to protect’ members from poor advice

Thu, 15 Feb 2018By

Work and Pensions Select Committee slams Pensions Regulator and Financial Conduct Authority over approach to scheme’s restructure

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British Steel: Trustee board defends member communications

Thu, 15 Feb 2018By

Politicians claimed the efforts to explain restructuring to members were “woefully inadequate”

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Standard Life Aberdeen to lose £109bn mandate from Lloyds

Thu, 15 Feb 2018By

Outsourcing agreement was reviewed following last year’s merger

UK economy: Calm before the storm index

£34bn asset pooling project ‘will fail without governance overhaul’

Thu, 15 Feb 2018By

Willis Towers Watson report delivers damning verdict on London CIV following staff departures

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LGPS roundup: Northern Trust lands key contract for £43m pool

Wed, 14 Feb 2018By

Plus: Brunel publishes first annual report and accounts

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UK funding deficit halved in January despite equity downturn

Tue, 13 Feb 2018By

PPF data shows combined DB deficit fell from £104bn to £51bn during January

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UK regulators to collaborate on pensions strategy

Fri, 9 Feb 2018By

Strategy will consider how FCA and TPR work together, and with others

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Churches to get tougher at AGMs over pay, climate change, gender

Fri, 9 Feb 2018By

Plus: Wellcome Trust develops plan to boost women in senior leadership roles

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