Pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman has confirmed a cross-sector working group to address the problems caused by small pension pots.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has named Lincoln Pensions as its insight partner for integrated risk management (IRM).
Outgoing chief executive calls on regulator to change
While the CMI Model of longevity improvements has proved reliable, Covid-19 threatens to cause it to show an unrealistic falls in life expectancy. Tim Gordon explains why the industry should not overreact
CTI's Chris Wagstaff considers what climate change risk comprises through the lens of an institutional asset owner.
The 4% rule of thumb often used to define a sustainable approach for drawdown in retirement is no longer fit for purpose due to prevailing and sustained market conditions, says Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
The least financially secure pension savers may be increasing their personal debt levels or foregoing household essentials after paying pension contributions, The Investing and Saving Alliance (TISA) says.
Just over a quarter (26%) of institutional investors, including pension funds, are set to increase their level of investment in cryptoassets by 2025, according to Evertas.
Pension scheme members could be owed as much as £25,000 in back payments from GMP equalisation, according to research by XPS Pensions.
A third of asset managers (39%) were unable to provide a single example of a climate change related engagement effort despite 76% saying they “consider climate related risks and opportunities”, according to a recent survey from Redington’s manager research...
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Thames Water has contracted Aon to bring an “inspiring and innovative approach” to its 4,500-member strong defined contribution stakeholder plan.
Outflows from UK equity funds gathered pace in August, with £2.6bn of assets being pulled from the market area over the course of the month, according to Morningstar’s latest fund flows report.
Dry powder can be useful for pension scheme portfolios, but to make it attractive schemes need to make sure the assets are both available and not so low return they dilute wider return characteristics. Jonathan Hobbs, Kevin Kneafsey, Matthias Scheiber,...
With rumours once again swirling around the future of pensions tax relief in the run up to this year's Budget, any reduced incentive for long-term savers could risk further exacerbating the generational divide in pensions, says Tom Selby
Pension schemes have been “shoehorned” into valuing liabilities against gilts, creating a “herd mentality” that does not reflect scheme funding accurately, says PwC.
As over 1,000 DB schemes seek to agree a valuation amid the crisis, Hope William-Smith looks at the considerations.
Trustees should have the ability to pause suspected scam transfers, respondents agreed in a Professional Pensions poll.
The US Federal Reserve sent out "strong, powerful guidance" on Wednesday (16 September), as it predicted interest rates would stay near zero until at least the end of 2023.
The time flexibility provisions introduced to help schemes which need to report late payments from employers for workplace pension schemes will be revoked, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has confirmed.
Defined benefit (DB) scheme members with weaker employers face a 50% chance of a cut in benefits due to sponsor insolvency, according to Hymans Robertson.
Mercer has launched a defined benefit (DB) master trust in a bid to offer a “best-in-class solution” that recognises the shrinking universe.
Despite an anticipated delay in the Pension Schemes Bill being debated in the House of Commons, Guy Opperman has confirmed he fully expects it to be law by the end of 2020.