Interview

NEST’s Mark Fawcett: from millionaires to main street

Professional Pensions | 24 Nov 2014 | 10:18 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Mark Fawcett used to work for millionaires in hedge fund management. Now he makes money for the average person in the street as the chief investment officer of the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST). He joined the organisation in 2008 and reflects on the difference between the two roles.

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How Santander UK overhauled its pension schemes

Jonathan Stapleton speaks to Santander UK director of pensions Antony Barker about how he has overhauled the £8bn scheme

Professional Pensions | 17 Nov 2014 | 10:46 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Scheme Excellence: The art of negotiation

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

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

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How The Pensions Trust created an inflation proof fund

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

Professional Pensions | 07 Nov 2014 | 14:13 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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How Finmeccanica created a shared DB/DC fiduciary management strategy

Stephanie Baxter speaks to Mike Nixon of Finmeccanica UK, winner of Best DC Scheme Innovation at this year's Pension Scheme of the Year Awards, about how he created a shared DB/DC investment strategy.

Professional Pensions | 28 Oct 2014 | 11:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Do we need to pay good asset managers more?

Jonathan Stapleton speaks to Towers Watson EMEA head of investment Ed Francis about why we need less active investment but may need to pay managers more.

Professional Pensions | 27 Oct 2014 | 15:58 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Webb’s vision for pension reform

With just months to go before the general election pensions minister Steve Webb shows no sign of slowing down. Helen Morrissey speaks to him about his plans.

Professional Pensions | 21 Oct 2014 | 13:19 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Penny Green: Pushing for change

Jonathan Stapleton speaks to Penny Green as she prepares to retire from her role as chief executive of the SAUL Trustee Company.

Professional Pensions | 15 Oct 2014 | 16:06 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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PIP chief sets out aim to expand to smaller schemes

Incoming Pensions Infrastructure Platform chief executive Mike Weston speaks to Michael Klimes about the risks and rewards of investing in infrastructure.

Professional Pensions | 01 Oct 2014 | 13:10 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Timeframe a major challenge in delivering the guidance guarantee

Natasha Browne looks at responses to the FCA’s guidance guarantee consultation.

Professional Pensions | 01 Oct 2014 | 13:08 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Question time: Chris Noon, Hymans Robertson partner

Chris Noon decries his lack of patience but also reckons he’s slow to get annoyed. Not one to worry, Noon’s only regret is not having the time to read more

Professional Pensions | 18 Sep 2014 | 10:55 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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How HSBC is engaging its staff with pensions

Phillip Bretnall talks to PP about Know You, a programme aimed at increasing levels of financial knowledge among bank employees.

Professional Pensions | 21 Aug 2014 | 17:08 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Heineken: How an engaged employer is approaching the Budget changes

Heineken UK’s new head of pensions Neil Parfrey talks to Natasha Browne about meeting the challenges thrown down by the Chancellor

Professional Pensions | 30 Jun 2014 | 13:02 | 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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