Islamic pension funds could move from being a "hygiene factor" to a mainstream option as auto-enrolment changes the pensions landscape, HSBC Global Asset Management argues.
The firm's Amanah fund was selected by the National Employment Savings Trust to provide its Shariah option this year where it will be one of six investment choices (PP Online, 11 April). HSBC GAM head...
This week's top stories included analysis suggesting the British Steel Pension Scheme could have a £2bn surplus, while the Treasury removed its controversial MPAA cut from the Finance Bill.
Members of master trusts will see greater protection as new rules for an authorisation regime and capital adequacy have been signed into law.
Royal Mail has offered its employees a cash balance defined benefit (DB) scheme as a compromise for closing its current career average DB scheme to accrual.
The question of the state pension age will not be answered before the snap general election, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has told PP.