Professional Pensions | 01 Aug 2014 | 14:30 |
Yesterday’s ruling that two schemes sponsored by Arcadia can switch to consumer prices index (CPI) linking will make it harder for other trustees to resist such a change, warns a lawyer.
The Pensions Regulator used its formal powers to ensure employers comply with their automatic enrolment duties on 23 separate occasions up to the end of June this year.
Professional Pensions | 01 Aug 2014 | 13:27
UK pension funds’ tendency to herd in the same asset classes could lead to volatility in asset price or economic cycles which could be detrimental for the whole economy, according to a research paper from the Bank of England.
Professional Pensions | 01 Aug 2014 | 13:02
A High Court judge has upheld the right of schemes to use the consumer prices index (CPI) as the inflation measure for increasing deferred pensions and pensions in payment.
Professional Pensions | 31 Jul 2014 | 15:32 |
All schemes with mixed charge structures or fees in excess of 0.75% will be included in the audit of legacy defined contribution (DC) schemes launched earlier this year.
Professional Pensions | 31 Jul 2014 | 13:02 |
Life and pensions underlying profits at Lloyds Banking Group were down 18% to £461m in the first half of the year, latest results show.
Professional Pensions | 31 Jul 2014 | 10:46
The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) updated defined benefit (DB) code of practice comes into force today.
Professional Pensions | 29 Jul 2014 | 13:24 |
Steve Webb is considering creating a ‘pensions passport’ to help savers keep track of their assets. Jenna Towler gauges industry reaction...
Professional Pensions | 28 Jul 2014 | 11:43 |
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) and the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) have outlined how actuarial regulation will be divided between the two bodies.
Professional Pensions | 25 Jul 2014 | 13:37 |
Harmonising pension policy on a European Union (EU) level is unlikely to work due to a lack of demand for cross-border schemes, according to a Treasury report, published yesterday.
Professional Pensions | 25 Jul 2014 | 12:18 |
Insurers are expected to offer income drawdown for schemes unwilling to offer the full range of retirement income options to members.
Professional Pensions | 23 Jul 2014 | 12:26 |
Pension funds could have been cheated out of millions of pounds by manipulation of the £3trn foreign exchange (FX) markets, warns Mark Taylor, dean of Warwick Business School.
Professional Pensions | 23 Jul 2014 | 11:52 |
The government has slashed the incremental increase to the state pension offered to workers who delay their retirement.
Professional Pensions | 22 Jul 2014 | 13:57 |
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