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 assets....
David Hutchins looks at the recent FCA interim market study and asks better value can be delivered to members.
PP research finds disagreement on whether transfers to SSASs are the problem and should be barred.
Aon Hewitt, Mercer and Willis Towers Watson have joined forces in calling for measures to tackle transparency and competition issues raised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
This week's top stories included coverage of the DWP's much-anticipated green paper on defined benefit (DB) regulation, and ARC Pensions Law's plans to open a Leeds office.