Institutional investors risk a disconnect between ambition and reality if they focus on measuring investment impact without explicitly linking it to value creation for stakeholders, The Thinking Ahead Institute (TAI) warns.
Typical collective defined contribution (CDC) pensions would be expected to average 70% higher than either individual DC insured annuities, or 40% higher than pensions provided on average in defined benefit (DB) schemes, analysis from Willis Towers Watson...
The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) plans to usher in landmark climate risk reporting measures in 2022 have been welcomed by pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman.
Vanguard has appointed an independent governance committee (IGC) to oversee the implementation of investment pathways for non-advised self-investment personal pension (SIPP) drawdown users.
Lesley Carline says a lot has happened over the past 25 years in the industry but, despite the negatives, she remains positive about pensions
Aviva has set a 2050 net-zero target for its own auto-enrolment (AE) default pension funds, and called on the government to make all AE default funds set the same goal.
After speculation gained traction over the weekend, LV= has revealed it is in exclusive talks with Bain Capital over the sale of its remaining pensions and insurance business.
The Association of Member-Nominated Trustees co-chair David Weeks remembers some of the organisation’s highs and lows during a tumultuous first decade
This week’s top stories included Mothercare negotiating an extension to the contributions timeline for its pension scheme, and the Pension Protection Fund announcing a proposed levy cut.
EY has appointed Gareth Mee as UK actuarial leader to head up an expanded interdisciplinary team at the firm.
One in eight older workers have changed their retirement plans as a result of Covid-19, the Institute for Fiscal Studies says
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and GIC have agreed to purchase a 36% shareholding in Rothesay Life as Blackstone exits the investment.
Open pensions can bring “more immediate value to savers than the government-led pensions dashboard project”, according to a report by PensionBee and Plaid.
Despite Covid, ESG is still in the spotlight, says Holly Roach
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know whether your approach to technological innovation has changed during Covid-19.
Asset owners and investors have made “good attempts” at reporting against the principles of the UK Stewardship Code 2020, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) says.
The Pension Protection Fund’s (PPF) new tapered approach to its risk-based levy could provide a crucial short-term lifeline for struggling schemes hard-hit by Covid-19, the industry says.
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.
The latest figures on retirement income from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) raise concerns about the long-term sustainability of pension payments, according to Just Group.
Aon has published a paper aiming to help UK pension schemes review their operations and move to more effective approaches.
The UK has ranked 17th out of 44 nations in Natixis Investment Managers’ global retirement index for a third successive year.
The Employer Covenant Practitioners Association (ECPA) has promoted Andy Palmer to chairman from his vice chairman role, replacing Paul Burnett.
Keith Hinds has been appointed by Dalriada Trustees as a professional trustee, joining from his head of pensions advisory role at Grant Thornton.
Royal London is eyeing a takeover of LV= that could value the group at around £500m, according to reports.