Barely a week goes by without someone mentioning the impact of quantitative easing, the Bank of England policy to purchase government bonds and thus add liquidity into the economy, especially within the pensions industry. Now it is coming to an end.
From March 2009 the BoE has gradually bought more and more assets, adding £100bn this year alone to a total of £375bn. However, earlier this month, the BoE announced it will not continue to purchase...
Tim Banks has been named as a senior consultant in the fiduciary management arm of Mercer in a newly-created role.
Vassos Vassou has been hired by Dalriada Trustees to grow business in London and the South East.
AXA Life Invest has hired a regional sales manager and eight retirement specialists to be advisers’ first point of contact for the firm’s drawdown products.
Chief financial officers (CFOs) are concerned they may have to sell their defined benefit (DB) assets at reduced prices to meet pension payments according to Hymans Robertson.