Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has invested a further £540m in infrastructure as it continues to provide new investment opportunities for its 11 Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) partners.
BT, Ford and M&S schemes granted extension for legal challenge over government's decision to align RPI with CPIH
The trustees of the BT Pension Scheme, Ford Pension Schemes, and the Marks and Spencer Pension Scheme have been granted an extension to consider a legal challenge of the government’s actions following its decision to align the Retail Prices Index (RPI)...
We may be familiar with the concept of thematic investing, but how can themes actually play a part in security selection?
In the first of Schroders ‘Fiduciary Management Insight’ series, Neil Walton, Head of Investment Solutions at Schroders examines why Trustees should be aware of transaction costs and their impact on portfolio returns.
UK local government pension funds held £9.9bn worth of investments in fossil fuel companies in the 2019/20 year despite promoting moves towards greener investing, a freedom of information (FoI) request shows.
Institutional investors pushing to incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion in private markets portfolios
Institutional investors are pushing to incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and seeking to address imbalances in private markets portfolios, according to a report by Mercer.
Trustees are under increasing pressure to give more consideration to ESG factors. Stephanie Baxter looks at the most important questions they should be asking.
Mitchells & Butlers has deferred £13m of deficit recovery contributions (DRCs) after tier four Covid restrictions wreaked havoc across the hospitality sector.
The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has set out six key reform areas it is calling on the government to address before the end of the current parliament.
British Airways (BA) has deferred deficit recovery contributions (DRCs) totalling £450m following an agreement with trustees after a catastrophic year for the airline industry.
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Defined contribution (DC) chair’s statements need a major re-think as part of the Department for Work and Pensions’ five-yearly statutory review on the rules around scheme governance in 2021, LCP says.
Last year proved so significant that it merits an evaluation of governance arrangements, according to four in five respondents to a poll.
RPMI Railpen has updated its voting policy to focus on climate reporting, workforce treatment, and health and safety, particularly focusing on behaviour throughout the pandemic.
Enforcement activity carried out by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) between October and December 2020 saw auto-enrolment (AE) powers used on a total of 24,799 occasions, up 8,200 from the instances in Q3.
For all its challenges, Naomi L'Estrange says 2020 has given a key gift – the pandemic outperformance for ESG/climate change funds.
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has bolstered its fixed income exchange traded fund (ETF) range with the launch of a new green bond ETF.
Savers are mostly unaware of the steps their workplace pension schemes are taking to tackle and reduce the impact of climate change, according to research by the Pensions and Lifetime Standards Association (PLSA).
Trustees must undertake a five-step process urgently if they are seeking to move their single-employer defined contribution (DC) scheme into a master trust, says Premier.
The overall business model of the investment management industry needs to be reengineered to deliver sustainable wealth creation that spans decades, not quarterly targets, says the 300 Club.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has broken its silence on Neil Woodford's return to fund management with confirmation that it is working alongside the Jersey regulator to share information on the new venture.
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Scottish Widows Master Trust has expanded its fund range with the launch of five ESG funds, offering greater choice for members looking to invest their pension more sustainably.