The sentencing of former Yateley Industries for the Disabled chief executive and chairman Patrick McLarry has been delayed again.
Plenty of risk remains in the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) universe but the outlook on funding levels is positive, the lifeboat says as it launches its 2019 Purple Book.
Pension schemes have been called on to play a central part in the government’s plans to meet climate change expectations. Hope William-Smith asks how this can be achieved
Defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) master trust The Cheviot Trust has selected First Actuarial to provide actuarial services for the scheme.
HM Treasury has confirmed the launch date of the upcoming joint consultation on changes to the Retail Prices Index (RPI) will be pushed back until Budget day.
Royal London has signed up to the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) as part of a streamlined ESG focus.
BAE Systems Pension Funds Investment Management will be the cornerstone investor for alternative asset manager Investcorp’s push to provide last mile funding to the Indian market.
The government’s review of the tapered annual allowance is underway with findings expected to be announced in the 11 March Budget.
Collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes will offer members and employers a more satisfactory balance between affordability and security if they can meet both parties’ needs, according to Unbiased.
Octopus Group clean energy investments arm Octopus Renewables has won a new UK corporate pension mandate with the National Grid UK Pension Scheme to invest £185m in national solar and onshore wind assets.
A group of 11 pension and investment funds have filed a resolution calling for Barclays to stop offering loans to fossil fuels companies.
The £46bn Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has appointed PIMCO as the core manager for its multi-asset credit fund.
The majority of employers in the UK do not believe pension providers are doing enough to offer progressive products for the modern workforce, according to Smarterly.
Nest Invest has been authorised as an occupational pension scheme (OPS) firm by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
A Hertfordshire-based recruitment agency and its managing director have been ordered to pay £10,890 after misleading The Pensions Regulator (TPR) over its workplace pension arrangements.
With one of Europe’s most well-known companies planning its most significant pension scheme overhaul to date, unions have stepped in to ensure workers are not short-changed. Hope William-Smith reports.
The first formal review of the Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) (LGPS) has revealed all 15 of its funds are in a strong financial position.
Metrics that will allow pension funds to compare providers’ performance for the first time will provide a much-needed boost to transparency, according to Dalriada Trustees.
The case against the former trustee of a charity for the disabled who pleaded guilty to fraud has been adjourned.
Over a third of defined benefit (DB) trustees have helped their members source financial advice in the lead up to their retirement, research shows.
Pensions schemes are better funded now than this time last year, according to PwC’s annual Pension Scheme Funding Survey.
Phoenix Group has laid down a proposal to acquire rival life insurer ReAssure Group in a £3.2bn cash and shares deal.
KPMG has signed a conditional agreement to sell its UK pensions practice to private equity-backed firm NewCo.
Pensions and actuarial consulting is an increasingly lucrative business. Hope William-Smith speaks to Grant Stobart about Broadstone’s growth plans and where the small player sits in a busy market.
Most asset classes have a long way to go on meeting sustainability targets and the pressure to be environmentally compliant is increasing. Hope William-Smith reports
Unilever has set out plans to overhaul its defined benefit (DB) pension arrangements in a bid to manage costs.
BlackRock has been appointed as the fiduciary manager for the UK Power Networks Group of the Electricity Supply Pension Scheme (ESPS).
A typical defined benefit (DB) scheme was able to meet 93.7% of its accrued pension rights as of 30 September this year, according to Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published guidance detailing how schemes that use fiduciary managers should run a competitive tender process when appointing a manager.
People who have left risks unmanaged will be rewarded under the government’s proposals to reform the Retail Prices Index (RPI) while those in well-risk-managed schemes could lose out, says Barnett Waddingham.
The £46bn Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has launched its private credit offering and announced its initial investments in private equity and infrastructure.
The People’s Pension’s (TPP) plans to overhaul its charging structure have been delayed following system testing issues.
The pooling entity for the eight Local Government Pension Scheme funds in Wales has announced a new responsible investment policy.
A Merseyside pre-school nursery and its director have been ordered to pay £8,200 after admitting failing to enrol members of staff into a workplace pension scheme.
The number of women in the UK without any pension arrangements has almost doubled from 7% in 2017 to just over 13% in 2019, according to research from Aegon.
The Green party has outlined a range of pension and tax provisions in its election manifesto released today.
The director of a Merseyside nursery has admitted to failing to comply with automatic enrolment (AE) responsibilities after setting up a pension scheme that was left empty.
LGPS Central has fully invested its inaugural private equity fund eight months on from its launch.
Most women are not saving enough for retirement and remain at risk of running out of money after they finish work, according to new analysis.
The former trustee of a charity for the disabled has pleaded guilty to fraud after transferring more than £250,000 from the organisation’s pension scheme.
A third of female entrepreneurs in the UK are not saving any money towards their retirement, figures from Scottish Widows show.
The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee (MPC) has voted by a majority of 7-2 to maintain the interest rate at 0.75%.
RPMI Railpen will develop a newly purchased site with a speculative warehouse and logistics scheme in a bid to boost its property portfolio.
Mutual Scottish Friendly has completed the acquisition of a back book of life and pension policies from financial services provider Canada Life.
An individual who moves into self-employment after ten years work will miss out on an additional £115,300 in retirement funds after exiting their occupational pension scheme.
There is still no available guidance for trustees on how to incorporate cyber security risks in their investment and stewardship processes, according to NEST.
The £5.6bn London Collective Investment Vehicle (LCIV) has launched its first infrastructure fund which was seeded by six of the London Borough Pension Funds.