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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

Pounds sterling

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

Tata Steel plant in Workington, UK

Tata Steel 'offers £520m' to pension scheme

Fri, 21 Apr 2017By

Final agreement seen as still some way off as trustees reiterate desire for RAA solution

Offshore wind farm

USS backs Macquarie purchase of UK Green Investment Bank

Thu, 20 Apr 2017By

£57bn UK pension fund to back new offshore wind fund and low carbon lending platform

Joanne Segars PLSA investment conference 2016

PLSA chief executive Segars to leave in June [updated]

Thu, 20 Apr 2017By IPE Staff

UK pensions body praised Segars for the impact she has made

challenging outlook for uk real estate

UK roundup: MPs take on former Bernard Matthews owner over pension fund

Wed, 19 Apr 2017By

Also: PPF helps packaging company avoid pre-pack administration; Scotland seeks private equity fund advice

Theresa May, UK prime minister

Reaction: UK prime minister calls for general election

Tue, 18 Apr 2017By

Theresa May seeks stronger electoral support ahead of Brexit negotiations

FCA office

UK regulator flags stability risk of 'very large' asset managers

Tue, 18 Apr 2017By

FCA will review options for asset managers to deal with liquidity issues

Denise Le Gal, chair, Brunel Pensions Partnership

UK public schemes name chair of £25bn Brunel partnership

Tue, 18 Apr 2017By

Denise Le Gal is an influential name in local government pensions

Royal Mail to close DB scheme in 2018

Union threatens strike action as Royal Mail confirms DB closure

Thu, 13 Apr 2017By

£7.6bn scheme to shut in 2018 to avoid spike in annual contributions

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