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Scheme Excellence: The art of negotiation

Professional Pensions | 07 Nov 2014 | 15:26 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

The Pensions Trust talks to Natasha Browne about how it hammered out an attractively priced inflation-linked fund for its DB scheme

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Aon Hewitt launches DC fiduciary management service using BlackRock platform

Aon Hewitt has launched a delegated management service for trust-based defined contribution schemes in a bid to boost member outcomes.

Professional Pensions | 15 Oct 2014 | 12:17 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Schroders makes Shand senior adviser in multi-asset business

Duncan Shand has been appointed a senior adviser in Schroders’ multi-asset business.

Professional Pensions | 29 Sep 2014 | 13:08 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Sentiment could push equities higher despite concerns over value

Fund managers believe developed market (DM) equity prices could continue to rise, despite growing concern that stocks are overvalued.

Professional Pensions | 15 Aug 2014 | 12:58 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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BlackRock to repurpose target date fund range and enter drawdown market

BlackRock is working to "repurpose" its range of target date funds and introduce an income drawdown product in response to the liberalisation of defined contribution (DC) regulation.

Professional Pensions | 29 Jul 2014 | 12:57 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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LGPS consultation: The industry responds

Natasha Browne examines the industry's response to the government's consultation on LGPS funds

Professional Pensions | 24 Jul 2014 | 12:39

REVEALED: The top 5 UK fiduciary managers

Here they are. The top five fiduciary managers in the UK as ranked by pension schemes and trustees...

Professional Pensions | 15 Jul 2014 | 17:49 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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NEST adds emerging market funds to default

The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) has added two emerging market alternative index funds to the seven “building blocks” of its default target date fund.

Professional Pensions | 09 Jul 2014 | 13:15 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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PBUK investment leaders debate

At this year’s Pensions and Benefits UK, some of the biggest names in institutional investment shared their thoughts on the challenges facing schemes. Here's what they said:

Professional Pensions | 04 Jul 2014 | 13:39 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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BlackRock launches first UK tax-transparent fund

BlackRock has launched a tax transparent US equity tracker fund under the Authorised Contractual Scheme (ACS) framework introduced last year.

Professional Pensions | 30 Jun 2014 | 12:17 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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UK LDI market tops half a trillion pounds

The UK liability-driven investment (LDI) market reached £517bn of liabilities hedged by the end of 2013 and has continued to expand this year, research finds.

Professional Pensions | 16 Jun 2014 | 12:10 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Dealing with global disinflation

Natasha Browne looks at the causes of a prolonged period of falling inflation

Professional Pensions | 16 May 2014 | 09:38 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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FTSE and BlackRock develop fossil fuel-free investment options

The FTSE Group has launched its first set of benchmark indices that exclude companies operating in the fossil fuels market, following warnings over the financial risk of climate change.

Professional Pensions | 29 Apr 2014 | 13:47 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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A guide to Pensions Stability

 

This guide to Pensions Stability explores the new financial and operational model for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. Pension schemes are still being run with far greater risk than is necessary and there is an opportunity to create a more stable pensions environment for trustees and sponsors.

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Joint institute pensions survey 2014

 

This inaugural survey among 326 members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) asked whether auto-enrolment will deliver on its goals; if contribution rates for employees and employers need to rise; and whether pensions tax relief needs further reform.

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