The Treasury will soon consult on moving the calculations behind RPI to match another index. James Phillips looks at the proposal and its potential impact on pension schemes.
The Retail Prices Index (RPI) has suffered a barrage of criticism for a number of years, with many contesting whether the index is an appropriate measure by which to measure inflation. Indeed, after...
Asset manager BNP Paribas has been awarded a private credit mandate by Nest following a competitive open tender.
Industry Voice: Economic policy or economic growth? What matters most for sovereign bond quality and performance? See Eaton Vance's latest report
In this paper, Marshall Stocker, Ph.D, CFA, explores the key drivers of sovereign bond ratings, spread performance and frequency of defaults, paying particular attention to the determinant role that economic policy plays.
The number of members to have ever used NEST rose by 28% over the 2018/19 fiscal year to 31 March, according to its research arm, NEST Insight.
The Kent Pension Fund has reassured members that the closure of Woodford Investment Management will not affect its ability to pay benefits.
Flexible apportionment arrangements have become a commonly used tool for employers but, as Andy Lewis says, there can be issues for the unwary.