A large majority of the pensions industry believes the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is right to investigate asset managers and investment consultants.
Some 85% of the 162 respondents to this week's Pensions Buzz backed the watchdog's probe. Respondents said there were too many conflicts and too little transparency in the whole sector. Elsewhere...
DB scheme consolidator Stoneport hopes to get 100 schemes signed up by the end of next year, but employer covenant will be vital, chief executive Richard Jones tells James Phillips.
Law Debenture posted £11.5m of revenue in its pension business in 2020, growth of 8.3% on the prior year, with its governance service receiving enhanced activity.
The outlook for future longevity in the UK has not necessarily worsened as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Aon says.
This week’s top stories included a legal challenge over the government’s Retail Prices Index realignment, while British Airwards deferred £450m in deficit recovery contributions.
Most reform options for pension tax will leave many savers with smaller pots and cause substantially more costs for schemes and employers, says the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA).