Simon Eagle of Willis Towers Watson says that, based on his work for Royal Mail, well-designed collective defined contribution (CDC) funds would be viable for some other UK employers too.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is being pressed to ignore advice from a joint expert panel, which would store up problems with "pernicious consequences" for the higher education sector.
The 100 largest global pension funds are widely ignoring climate-related risks despite recent warnings by UN scientists, the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) says.
Trends in longevity and mortality have proven difficult to forecast historically, but are vital to funding schemes and ensuring adequate retirement pots. James Phillips explores the key influences
Ensuring the investment mandate of a default strategy is as closely aligned to the members needs as possible is the number one priority of an investment manager. Portfolio Manager - Multi-Asset Solutions, David Hutchins explains how AllianceBernstein's (AB) unique modelling tools allow us to analyse each individual member, in order to optimise management of investment horizon, risk appetite and budget as well as preferences such as Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) tilts throughout the duration of the plan.Download