Coronavirus Blog: Scottish Widows extends easing of annuities applications; How to build cashflow strategies amid the pandemic
In this live blog, Professional Pensions brings together all the latest news on the industry's response to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as regulatory and legal updates.
Have your say: Will the WPC's inquiry into the impact of pension freedoms be too overshadowed by Covid-19 impacts?
In this latest Pensions Buzz, we want to know whether you think the Work and Pension Committee's inquiry into the impact of pension freedoms between 2015 and 2020 will be too overshadowed by Covid-19 impacts?
Have your say: Will you attend face-to-face events in October if the government's pilots are successful?
In this latest Pensions Buzz, we want to know if you will be attending face-to-face business meetings and events from October should the government's pilots be successful.
The search for Pensions Personality of the Year is now on - and we are asking you to nominate your favourites for the 2020 accolade.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a warning after its website was copied onto a spoof domain.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the June 2020 estimates on the various measures…
Over 500 people are now registered to attend Professional Pensions Live - the industry’s largest virtual conference & exhibition.
Available on demand... Louise Sivyer and Michelle Cracknell among the speakers at PP's DeskFlix event on the Future of DC
The latest virtual event in PP’s DeskFlix series took place on 7 July
This week’s top stories included amendments to the Pension Schemes Bill being passed by the House of Lords, while The Pensions Regulator revealed its intentions to tighten expectations on the industry with the release of its 2020/21 corporate plan.
Here they are - the finalists for the Women in Pensions Awards 2020...
Available on demand... Dan Melley, Niall O'Sullivan and Susan Andrews among speakers at PP's inaugural DeskFlix event
The first virtual event of PP’s DeskFlix series took place on 23 June
The Financial Times has reported that Rishi Sunak is preparing to break the Conservative party’s “triple lock” state pension pledge, amid Treasury fears that the policy could become unaffordable because of the fallout from the coronavirus crisis.
Guy Opperman and Charles Counsell have been confirmed as two of the keynote speakers at PP Live, which will be held virtually on 13-15 July.
Professional Pensions’ expert panel discusses how defined contribution (DC) default strategies will change following the crisis.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the April 2020 estimates on the various measures…
The staff at Premier, along with their families and friends, have embarked on a challenge to walk 10,000km in a bid to raise £10,000.
Professional Pensions’ publisher, Incisive Media, has agreed to acquire the highly-regarded reviews platform Trusted Reviews, www.trustedreviews.com, from TI Media.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the March 2020 estimates on the various measures…
PP looks at the pensions great and good who oversee contract-based schemes
There are just a few weeks left to enter this year's Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards.
PP’s expert panel discusses the implementation and integration of ESG into investment
In a video shared with Professional Pensions, XPS Pensions Group co-chief executive Paul Cuff speaks to The Pensions Regulator executive director David Fairs about employer suspension of deficit contributions and other regulatory guidance in the current...
Government bond yields rose sharply this morning as investors came under increasing pressure to liquidate liquid assets to meet redemptions.
This week’s top stories include Aon’s $30bn purchase of Willis Towers Watson, and the tapered annual allowance thresholds increasing by £90,000.
Here it is… The full list of the individuals and organisations that have been nominated for the Women in Pensions Awards 2020.
Professional Pensions is holding a live webinar on ESG today at 3pm.
Here they are. The finalist lists for the UK Pensions Awards 2020.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and Pension Protection Fund (PPF) will deliver keynote addresses at Professional Pensions’ Risk and Scheme Funding Forum next week.
Professional Pensions is delighted to welcome back pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman to open day two of Professional Pensions Live in 2020.
There have now been a total of over 50 buy-in and buyout deals of over £500m announced since 2007. The full list is as follows...
Here they are. The finalist lists for the second annual Professional Pensions Rising Star Awards...
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the January 2020 estimates on the various measures…
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the February 2020 estimates on the various measures…
There have been a total of 15 ministers responsible for pensions since 1997. Here is the list in full.
Professional Pensions is pleased to announce the launch of Professional Pensions Live – the new name for Pensions and Benefits UK.
The latest line-up for the inaugural Women in Investment Festival has been announced, with just nine days left to qualify for the early-bird discount.
Our panel discusses how DC investment will develop following AE implementation and the completion of master trust authorisation
In an exclusive Professional Pensions webinar, Aviva Investors chief investment officer of real assets Mark Versey talks about the benefits and challenges of real assets and some of the key issues for trustees and other investors to consider when making...
There are now just four days left to submit your entries for the UK Pensions Awards 2020…
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the December 2019 estimates on the various measures…
Professional Pensions is hosting the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) to exclusively launch the latest edition of the Purple Book through a live webinar.
Professional Pensions is set to change the frequency of its magazine from weekly to monthly in response to a change in its audience’s content needs.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the November 2019 estimates on the various measures…
All of the major political parties have now unveiled their policies on pensions ahead of the general election. Professional Pensions looks at what they have promised.