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LGPS pension board and scheme manager ‘likely to be separate’

Professional Pensions | 03 Oct 2013 | 07:03 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Upcoming governance regulations for the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) are likely to separate the roles of pension board and scheme manager, Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) official Bob Holloway suggests.

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EC proposes long-term vehicles for pension funds

The European Commission (EC) has proposed to establish a collective investment framework as part of its drive to boost long-term finance of the European economy.

Professional Pensions | 18 Jul 2013 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Loophole allows employers to delay AE by phoenixing firms

Small employers could phoenix their firms in an attempt to push back their auto-enrolment (AE) staging date, Eversheds partner Francois Barker says.

Professional Pensions | 04 Jul 2013 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Gordons hires four from Eversheds to set up pensions team

Eversheds partner Terry Saeedi and three colleagues have joined rival law firm Gordons to launch its pension team.

Professional Pensions | 04 Jun 2013 | 11:42 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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UK Pensions Awards 2013 - The Winners

Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2013.

Professional Pensions | 03 May 2013 | 06:27 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Schemes walk investment ‘tightrope’ in PPF assessment period

Schemes fighting court cases are being forced to walk an investment “tightrope” in the Pension Protection Fund assessment period as they struggle to secure better than PPF-level benefits.

Professional Pensions | 18 Apr 2013 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Early staging employers may be hit by AE simplification

Employers who have reached their staging date or are preparing to go live in the coming months may be hit by the proposed simplification of auto-enrolment rules, industry figures have warned.

Professional Pensions | 13 Feb 2013 | 13:17 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Eversheds adds legal info to pensions app

Eversheds has launched version two of its interactive PC and iPhone app to include information on pensions law.

Professional Pensions | 02 Jan 2013 | 10:47 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Pot follows member is a ‘Trojan Horse’ – Johnson

Pot follows member is a “ruse” to impose higher quality standards on schemes and enforce mergers, according to Michael Johnson.

Professional Pensions | 13 Dec 2012 | 10:05 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Ageing baby boomers are ‘nothing to worry about’ - sociologist

Fears retiring baby boomers will monopolise resources and limit economic growth for future generations are “nothing to worry about”, according to sociologist Frank Ferudi.

Professional Pensions | 13 Dec 2012 | 10:03 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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£13m Ring scheme enters PPF after triggering four insolvencies

The £13m Ring pension scheme has entered the Pension Protection Fund, after trustees and advisers whittled down a list of over 40 companies to just four sponsors and triggered their insolvency.

Professional Pensions | 26 Nov 2012 | 13:12 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Ombudsman lacks consistency on benefit statement errors

Contradictory rulings from the Pensions Ombudsman will leave trustees uncertain how to handle member complaints about errors in their benefit statements, lawyers warn.

Professional Pensions | 07 Nov 2012 | 13:29 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Bridge Trustees appoints Delaney as chief exec

Bridge Trustees, the trustee arm of law firm Eversheds, has appointed Julia Delaney as chief trust executive.

Professional Pensions | 24 Oct 2012 | 16:55 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Achieving better member outcomes - A practical guide to DC pensions

Shedding light on the key challenges, the Aon Hewitt guide helps you identify what you are trying to achieve for your DC members and deliver a positive impact on their outcomes. The guide examines the current situation and existing challenges, and suggests potential solutions, with clear action points for employers and trustees.

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How smart is Smart Beta?

 

John Brown, Senior VP and Head of Global Client Development at INTECH Investment Management discusses whether or not ‘Smart Beta' is genuinely smart, and if it is really beta.

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