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TIAA-CREF does U-turn on entering UK pensions market

Professional Pensions | 15 Sep 2014 | 16:31

US financial services giant TIAA-CREF has opened a distribution office in the UK for its asset management business.

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Aon Hewitt promotes five to partner

Aon Hewitt has announced five promotions within its global consulting team today.

Professional Pensions | 15 Sep 2014 | 13:09

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USS hires Halliday as chief financial officer

Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has appointed Jennifer Halliday as chief financial officer.

Professional Pensions | 15 Sep 2014 | 13:03

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Leading schemes invest £460m in long-term sustainable strategy

Unilever UK Pension Fund, The Pensions Trust and the Environment Agency Pension Fund are among the latest schemes to sign up to responsible investment.

Professional Pensions | 15 Sep 2014 | 12:55

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BMA scheme appoints Buck for investment advice

The British Medical Association (BMA) pension trustees have chosen Buck Consultants at Xerox as the scheme’s investment consultant.

Professional Pensions | 15 Sep 2014 | 12:54

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Companies on the brink of bankruptcy warned of AE obligations

Businesses facing insolvency still have to meet their auto-enrolment (AE) obligations where they continue to employ staff, it has been warned.

Professional Pensions | 15 Sep 2014 | 12:48

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Trustees in a quagmire over offering freedoms to legacy DC members

Trustees face a “disproportionate governance burden” in offering the Budget freedoms to deferred members in legacy defined contribution (DC) schemes, experts say.

Professional Pensions | 15 Sep 2014 | 12:34

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Switch to passive would boost LGPS by £28bn

Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) would earn an extra £28bn over the next two decades by replacing active managers with passive managers, according to research.

Professional Pensions | 15 Sep 2014 | 12:32

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NAPF appoints non-executive director

John Dembitz has been appointed non-executive director on the board of the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF).

Professional Pensions | 12 Sep 2014 | 15:43 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Baring Multi-Asset sees AUM halve in a month after managers exit

The Baring Multi-Asset fund has lost over half of its assets in a month after Andrew Cole, Percival Stanion and Shaniel Ramjee left the group.

Professional Pensions | 12 Sep 2014 | 14:47 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Why Lord Hill's appointment is good for UK pensions

Stephanie Baxter looks at why a UK financial services commissioner is great news for pensions.

Professional Pensions | 12 Sep 2014 | 13:30 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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L&G holds first master trust AGM

Legal & General (L&G) master trust held an annual general meeting (AGM) on 10 September, in what is believed to be a first for the sector.

Professional Pensions | 12 Sep 2014 | 13:10 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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People’s Pension first master trust to gain independent assurance

The People’s Pension has become the first occupational defined contribution (DC) master trust to obtain independent assurance under a new framework.

Professional Pensions | 12 Sep 2014 | 13:03 | 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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