As the government moves fast on its mandate to force the LGPS to pool all assets, Stephanie Baxter looks at what will be in store for the 89 funds.
At a glance Government wants all LGPS assets to be pooled, with no exemptions Criteria to cover governance, size and cost but won’t be too prescriptive Funds should be thinking about and...
The Pension Regulator’s (TPR) strengthened powers under the Pension Schemes Bill could lead to a revival of its clearance process, according to advisers and lawyers.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) trustee board has warned investment returns will be lower in the future than expected as it edges closer to concluding its 2020 valuation.
The long-debated Pension Schemes Bill has received parliamentary approval, guaranteeing its place on the statute book.
Pension transfer values ended 2020 at £259,000, 8% higher than the start of the year, according to XPS Pensions, after suffering periods of substantial volatility linked to the pandemic while potential scams reached record highs.
Some £20.1bn of defined benefit (DB) pensions were advised to transfer between 2018 and 2020, while £10.2bn were recommended not to transfer, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) data reveals.