Reports that new chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to abandon cuts to tax relief on pensions contributions are continuing to circle.
Life expectancy grew by less than a year for both men and women in the last ten years, with health inequalities widening at the same time, the Institute of Health Equality has concluded.
Sustainable investments attracted a large volume of assets at the start of the year, with net £1.3bn invested, over half of which went into a low carbon equity tracker managed by BlackRock according to the Morningstar Direct Fund Flows Commentary for...
Nest has demanded Barclays provide a “robust plan” on winding up investments into fossil fuel providers.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) revealed savers are sticking with the auto-enrolment (AE) saving habit as the "pensions revolution continues".
BAE Systems will make a one-off payment of £1bn into its pension scheme “in the coming months” to plug a £1.9bn hole.
PASA’s DB transfers code of good practice is asking the industry to commit to delivering faster, safer transfers. Holly Roach reports
As the number of Coronavirus cases continues to grow, Calum Cooper looks at the potential impact on DB scheme liabilities and sponsor covenants.
PPF head of investment strategy Ian Scott tells James Phillips about the fund’s in-sourcing programme, recruitment, and investment risk management.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) will provide €220m (£190m) of debt funding for 21 solar parks in southern Spain, adding to the £700m it has invested in the renewables sector to date.
Universities and College Union (UCU) members are set to begin 14 days of strike action in the largest wave of staff strikes ever seen on UK campuses.
The transition from RPI to CPIH could have a significant impact on pension funds. However, as Con Keating says, the real challenges of this shift may come from an unexpected area.
Sticking with the majority is often the comfortable, safe thing to do. Naomi L'Estrange argues trustees should embrace the uncertainty of going against the herd
The government is set to start consulting on how the Retail Prices Index (RPI) is calculated in its Budget on 11 March. Keith Webster warns the industry may currently be sleepwalking into this change.
A fifth of contract-based pension schemes expect to move to a master trust by 2025, along with a third of trust-based plans.
Nearly half (48%) of UK investors expect to increase their socially responsible investments over the next three years, according to research by Charles Stanley.
Fund buyers and analysts have broadly backed the management team behind the reopened Income Focus vehicle formerly run by Neil Woodford, but questions remain with regard to fees, portfolio manager past performance and the cost of shedding the new-look...
Auto-enrolment reforms have transformed the UK’s pension system. Nick Reeve looks at latest research examining the lessons to be learned from the process.
Scottish Widows has created a specialist responsible investment team to monitor sustainable activity across its fund range.
Cross-border pensions and savings vehicles are growing in popularity among multi-national companies, according to research by Willis Towers Watson (WTW).
LCP says significant numbers of savers want to invest in responsible companies but default funds aren’t keeping up with these changing preferences. Holly Roach reports
Just one in ten employers believe their pension offering has actively embraced ESG investment options, according to research by Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing.