The LGPS funds have sent their full proposals for pooling to the government. Stephanie Baxter looks at the final details of the eight pools.
Professional Pensions has conducted a series of interviews looking at what firms did to win accolades at the UK Pensions Awards 2016. View the series in full here…
UK blue chips up 0.2%
What happens next with British Home Stores (BHS) will judge whether pensions regulation is strong enough to safeguard members says Ros Altmann.
JLT Employee Benefits has said it will deliver positive revenue growth this year after a major corporate restructure.
All other pension complaints up
Lack of consistency across defined contribution (DC) default funds may result in larger numbers of members opting out, Punter Southall has warned.
Fresh thinking is needed to make defined benefit (DB) schemes sustainable in wake of MPs’ damning conclusions on British Home Stores (BHS), according to experts.
This week we want to know if Theresa May’s (pictured above) government is downgrading pensions and if capital adequacy requirements for master trusts could make them insolvent.
The “superficial attractions” of the lifetime ISA (LISA) will “destroy pensions”, former pensions minister Baroness Ros Altmann has warned.
Sir Philip Green owes it to pensioners at British Home Stores (BHS) to “find a resolution urgently”, MPs have said in a scathing report into the retailer’s collapse.
Art of Pensions 2016 – the competition run by legislative information service provider Pendragon in association with Professional Pensions – is now open for entries.
As part of our series looking at what firms did to win accolades at the UK Pensions Awards 2016, PP speaks to the Travers Smith pensions team about how their firm won the Pension Lawyers of the Year category.
The government will launch a new campaign highlighting the potential fines faced by small companies not complying with auto-enrolment (AE).
Dominating this week’s most popular stories was coverage of the government’s downgrading of the pensions brief, following Baroness Ros Altmann’s resignation.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published a discussion paper on how to drive up standards of pensions trusteeship and shape future regulatory policy.
The likelihood of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) meeting its 2030 self-sufficiency target has risen to 93% in its 2015/16 report.
Pensions and long-term savings providers are the financial services least satisfied with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Baroness Ros Altmann has likened her time as pensions minister to being “in detention” and believes leaving government will allow her to be more influential.
The Brexit vote has increased the strain on companies funding DB funds. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores how schemes can contingency plan in the face of uncertainty.
There is a risk savers could be “dissuaded” from starting their pension or increasing contributions as a result of Brexit, warns Natixis Global Asset Management.
The government is looking to impose capital adequacy requirements on master trusts through the forthcoming pensions bill, PP understands.
The volume of bulk annuity deals written in the first half of 2016 was 40% smaller compared to the previous year, according to Aon Hewitt.
A weakened economy following the vote to leave the EU means savers will have to put as much as 22% of their wages into pensions.