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...
Schemes were urged to see the post referendum environment as a “world of opportunity” by an investment panel at PBUK.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) does not recognise success by how often it uses its anti-avoidance powers, says Lesley Titcomb.
Employers are being encouraged to use advancing technology to provide employees with more personalised and optimal benefits.
Record lows in gilt yields have pushed up the liabilities of UK defined benefit (DB) schemes to an all-time high of £2.3trn following Britain's decision to leave the EU.