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FRC: Trustees ‘should challenge’ managers on Stewardship Code compliance

Financial Reporting Council (FRC) chairman Sir Winston Bischoff has raised concern that pension schemes fail to properly check whether their asset managers adhere to the UK Stewardship Code.

17 Sep 2014 | 12:42 

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EXCLUSIVE: Lincoln Pensions launches as part of post-DB code rebrand

Lincoln International Pensions Advisory has rebranded as Lincoln Pensions in the wake of The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) revised code on defined benefit (DB) funding.

17 Sep 2014 | 12:53

Devo max would still split UK pension rules, PASA warns

The transfer of more powers from Westminster to Holyrood would cause a divergence in pension regulation across the UK, the Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has warned.

17 Sep 2014 | 12:33

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Scotland decides: Never the same again

The Scottish referendum will have major consequences for schemes regardless of the outcome says Helen Morrissey

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Guest comment: Now the real devolution debate starts

Malcolm Paul says difficult questions will remain, whichever way Scotland votes

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Pensions Buzz: Industry braces for upheaval if Scotland gives Yes vote

Professional Pensions readers are not expecting a ‘Yes’ vote, but warn that it would cause a major headache for schemes and leave Scottish pensioners worse off

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AE: Bearing down on the big six

Is the auto-enrolment market at risk of a sudden withdrawal of providers as medium-sized employers stage? Natasha Browne investigates

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Devo max would still split UK pension rules, PASA warns

The transfer of more powers from Westminster to Holyrood would cause a divergence in pension regulation across the UK, the Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has warned.

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How HSBC is engaging its staff with pensions

Phillip Bretnall talks to PP about the bank's Know You programme

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Thomas Cook: Navigating risk

Natasha Browne looks at the thorough approach Thomas Cook takes to managing risk in its defined contribution arrangements

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Heineken: How an engaged employer is approaching the Budget changes

Heineken UK’s new head of pensions Neil Parfrey talks to Natasha Browne about meeting the challenges thrown down by the Chancellor

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The Guide to Scheme Investment

Finding investment solutions for the pensions crisis

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DC and Auto-enrolment: September 2012

How partnerships are helping employers deal with auto-enrolment

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The Guide to Risk Reduction

How to reduce risk in volatile markets

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A guide to Pensions Stability

 

This guide to Pensions Stability explores the new financial and operational model for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. Pension schemes are still being run with far greater risk than is necessary and there is an opportunity to create a more stable pensions environment for trustees and sponsors.

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Joint institute pensions survey 2014

 

This inaugural survey among 326 members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) asked whether auto-enrolment will deliver on its goals; if contribution rates for employees and employers need to rise; and whether pensions tax relief needs further reform.

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