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....
The trustees of the Alcatel-Lucent Pension Scheme have agreed a £100m pensioner buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
The collective deficit of the UK's defined benefit (DB) scheme has shrunk by more than £200bn due to the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president, Hymans Robertson says.
Scottish Widows will remove early exit fees across all of its workplace and personal pension policies ahead of the charge cap deadline.
The Tax Incentivised Savings Association (TISA) has made two senior appointments to its policy and retirement teams.