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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

Diversified Growth Funds: Diffusing the risk

September 2016 (Magazine)

Katherine Lynas and Adam Gillespie point out that strong diversified growth funds distinguish themselves in performance terms at times of heightened market stress

Master Trusts: A DC default for the future

September 2016 (Magazine)By

Pádraig Floyd assesses how master trust providers are shaping the design of defined contribution default funds

DB Sponsor Covenants: Underlying weaknesses

September 2016 (Magazine)By Gill Wadsworth

The British Steel and BHS cases have drawn attention to structural flaws in the UK’s defined benefit system when it comes to the sponsor covenant, writes Gill Wadsworth

Longevity in the spotlight

September 2016 (Magazine)

Scheme-specific adjustments to standard industry tables can help smaller pension funds take into account the effect of longevity, according to Michael Kelly and Glyn Bradley

LGPS: Straight in at the deep end

September 2016 (Magazine)By

Gail Moss assesses progress so far as the eight local government asset pools of England and Wales test the water

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For-profit DC 'product-focused, not outcome-focused' – survey

Tue, 8 Sep 2015By IPE Staff

Latest IPE Focus Group sees split between UK and Dutch markets

Pensions in the UK: A 10-year scorecard

September 2015 (Magazine)By

The advent of The Pensions Regulator and the Pension Protection Fund in 2005 changed the UK occupational pensions sector for good. But have they changed it for the better?

UK Pensions Governance: The head and the heart

September 2015 (Magazine)By Gill Wadsworth

Trustees are at the heart of UK pension funds. Do they need to get better at what they do?

All UK

Dominic Chappell gives evidence to MPs, June 2016

UK pensions regulator to prosecute former BHS owner

Tue, 22 Aug 2017By

Dominic Chappell faces court over failure to provide documents to The Pensions Regulator

Gavel

UK broadcaster faces court hearing over pension contributions

Fri, 18 Aug 2017By

ITV claims it has no obligation to fund Box Clever Group Pension Scheme deficit

Royal Mail to close DB scheme in 2018

Royal Mail pension CEO Hogg exits for National Grid role

Fri, 18 Aug 2017By

Chris Hogg oversaw the pension aspects of Royal Mail’s transition from state ownership

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‘Meaningful’ risk of no deal outcome to Brexit negotiations: survey

Thu, 17 Aug 2017By

But pension schemes should have time to prepare response given ‘signposting’ of progress

New Zealand

ESG roundup: NZ Super, Erste, Trucost

Thu, 17 Aug 2017By Florence Chong,

Also: Austrian manager excludes carmakers; Trucost launches carbon priving tool

Pounds sterling

IA: AGM season shows investors 'holding business to account'

Wed, 16 Aug 2017By

FTSE250 companies the focus of dissent over executive pay 

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BlackRock lands fiduciary mandate for UK media pension scheme

Tue, 15 Aug 2017By IPE Staff

Decision ‘a big step’ for trustees

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Joseph Mariathasan: Should trustees resurrect in-house managers?

Mon, 14 Aug 2017By

Pension fund trustees may not get objective asset allocation advice from fund managers or investment consultants 

All UK News

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