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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

Guy Opperman

UK government backs pension dashboard project

Fri, 20 Oct 2017By

Pensions minister Guy Opperman tells industry conference his department will take the lead

St Paul's Cathedral, London

Church of England Pension Board chief executive dies

Fri, 20 Oct 2017By

Bernadette Kenny had led the board of the Church of England’s pension arrangements since 2011

Department for Work and Pensions

‘Last chance’ to change UK DB sector, says DWP

Thu, 19 Oct 2017By

Government department’s private pensions chief promises to take time over forthcoming policy paper

London aerial shot

Asset management roundup: BMO restructures LDI pooled funds

Thu, 19 Oct 2017By

Also: BNY Mellon to roll out corporate bond trading initiative

Westminster, London

Social investing to be made easier for charities

Thu, 19 Oct 2017By

Law Commission recommends further flexibilities for charities in England and Wales

David Davis and Michel Barnier at a Brexit press conference in October 2017

CFA: Drop in EU nationals 'a huge loss' for UK investment sector

Wed, 18 Oct 2017By

Poll of UK-based investment management professionals reveals EU nationals’ fears of post-Brexit job security

uk election result compounds brexit uncertainty

Brexit threat to international accounting standards convergence

Wed, 18 Oct 2017By

Aviva, Legal & General and Prudential urge government to keep local rules in place after Brexit

London eye

UK roundup: Pearson insures £1.2bn of liabilities in 'umbrella' deal

Tue, 17 Oct 2017By

Also: One in five FTSE 100 schemes will struggle in a recession; LPP appoints Albourne as ‘devil’s advocate’

All UK News

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