Professional Pensions | 19 Jan 2015 | 12:16 |
Maintaining a diversified investment approach in default solutions for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is increasingly challenging due to cost constraints, according to research.
DC trustees are finding it difficult to get asset managers to hand over data to meet increased cost transparency and disclosure rules, writes Stephanie Baxter
Professional Pensions | 19 Jan 2015 | 10:18 |
Providers are struggling to assess value for money in defined contribution default funds because of the wide variation in outcomes targeted by members, according to research.
Professional Pensions | 15 Jan 2015 | 12:42 |
Savers in defined contribution (DC) default funds are far more exposed to emerging markets than they realise, a research paper has warned.
Professional Pensions | 13 Jan 2015 | 11:30 |
Up to £25.8bn of assets in contract-based and bundled trust-based defined contribution (DC) schemes is in funds charging 1% or more annually, according the Independent Project Board (IPB).
Professional Pensions | 17 Dec 2014 | 11:17 |
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is asking annuity providers to look into their non-advised sales going back to 2008 to see if consumers missed out on higher income by buying the wrong type of annuity.
Professional Pensions | 11 Dec 2014 | 08:19 |
The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) is planning to add single-year maturity gilt funds to the ‘building block’ funds it uses in its default retirement date funds.
Professional Pensions | 04 Dec 2014 | 13:11 |
Defined contribution trustees face a huge challenge in measuring 'good value for money', writes Stephanie Baxter
Professional Pensions | 10 Nov 2014 | 16:33 |
Stephanie Baxter looks at why DC trustees should be concerned about the DWP’s focus on assessing ‘good value for money’ for members
Professional Pensions | 10 Nov 2014 | 10:25 |
Stephanie Baxter looks at whether FTSE’s new benchmarks will help trustees improve DC investment strategies
Professional Pensions | 10 Nov 2014 | 10:12 |
Trustees must ensure that default investment strategies are flexible enough to manage the uncertainty of members, writes Stephanie Baxter
Professional Pensions | 04 Nov 2014 | 08:00 |
Barings Asset Management is to launch two multi-asset funds to service the auto-enrolment and decumulation markets.
Professional Pensions | 13 Oct 2014 | 11:10 |
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