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FTSE DC schemes remain overweight in equities – Schroders

Defined contribution (DC) schemes offered to staff of FTSE350 firms are still overly invested in equities with stagnant allocations, according to research from Schroders.

Professional Pensions | 23 Oct 2013 | 12:55 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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DC lifestyle fund value down 5% since May

The value of defined contribution (DC) lifestyle funds has fallen by 5% on average since May as bond prices dropped, research from Hargreaves Lansdown shows.

Professional Pensions | 24 Jun 2013 | 12:17 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Royal Mail, Telent and SAUL launch governance research project

Three pension funds have teamed up to launch a project to measure the relationship between governance structures of UK schemes and the costs of maintaining them.

Professional Pensions | 12 Mar 2013 | 13:25 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Fiduciary management on the rise

The fiduciary management market has grown by 40% over 2012 in terms of assets under management, according to accountancy giant KPMG.

Professional Pensions | 13 Dec 2012 | 10:18 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Environment Agency to create property and infrastructure portfolio

The Environment Agency Pension Fund has called for expressions of interest from asset managers to create a £250m portfolio of funds investing in property, land and infrastructure.

Professional Pensions | 13 Nov 2012 | 10:13 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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State Street creates head of DC role to boost market presence

State Street Global Advisors has appointed Nigel Aston as managing director and head of UK defined contribution.

Professional Pensions | 09 Nov 2012 | 11:53 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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HMRC clarification to double asset-backed contributions - Deloitte

The use of asset-backed contributions to fund schemes will double over the next three years after HM Revenue and Customs clarified its stance on the arrangements, says Deloitte.

Professional Pensions | 01 Oct 2012 | 09:49 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Quarterly enhanced annuity sales reach £1bn

Enhanced annuity sales exceeded £1bn in the second quarter of 2012, according to research by Towers Watson.

Professional Pensions | 30 Aug 2012 | 12:04 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Travis Perkins Group selects Standard Life's master trust for AE

Travis Perkins Group has appointed Standard Life as its pension provider in the run-up to automatic enrolment.

Professional Pensions | 22 Aug 2012 | 12:59 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Hidden charges more than double cost of diversified growth funds

Hidden charges can more than double the cost of diversified growth funds, according to an LCP survey.

Professional Pensions | 07 Aug 2012 | 12:23 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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House of Fraser opts for single Aviva scheme for AE

House of Fraser has picked an Aviva group personal pension scheme for its 7,000 UK employees ahead of the introduction of auto-enrolment later this year.

Professional Pensions | 03 Aug 2012 | 12:32 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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NAPF refutes ‘absurd’ claims of charges get-out clause

The National Association of Pension Funds has hit back at “completely absurd” claims it is watering down its code of conduct on charges.

Professional Pensions | 01 Aug 2012 | 13:19 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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