The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) is in the process of convening an industry-wide group to take forward the work of the Institutional Disclosure Working Group (IDWG).
The HSBC Bank UK Pension Scheme is to invest £250m in renewable energy infrastructure, such as solar plants and wind farms, with Greencoat Capital.
Mike Amey of PIMCO looks at how pension schemes can best navigate and prepare for Brexit over the next few weeks and months
The policies enacted by 'populist' President Trump could see value approaches come to the fore following a decade of growth bias in the US market, says Chuck Cook
Schroders has introduced a sustainable multi-factor equity fund which aims to help defined contribution (DC) schemes while integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.
Diandra Soobiah says the sector must look at how to use positive examples of where value and values might align to build more trust and engagement among pension savers
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has named its first three asset managers to oversee a circa £1.2bn UK equity portfolio.
Investment consultants including the 'big three' have all agreed to participate in discussions to develop a strategy to demonstrate whether they provide value for money to pension fund clients.
A survey conducted by NEST highlights its members' views on responsible investment. Kim Kaveh explores the data
As concerned pension funds are flocking to 'safe' assets or buying equity protection, John Gray points out there is no such thing as a 'free lunch' in life
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to press ahead with its plan to require firms to provide suitability reports for advice against a pension transfer despite concerns over additional advice costs.
Lack of transparency means employees are in the dark over whether they are getting value for money from their pension, according to a report by the international labour union network.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has held back from making any changes to its rules on contingent charging for defined benefit (DB) transfers in its latest policy paper on the subject.
Companies should revaluate their approach to defined contribution (DC) default design as more than 80% of savers trust employers to choose the right investments, according to research by BlackRock.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) must ditch the methodology used to calculate transaction costs incurred by investment of defined contribution (DC) funds as a matter of urgency, the Investment Association (IA) says.
Schroders is set to land the £109bn Scottish Widows mandate as it offers a stake in its wealth arm Cazenove Capital as part of the negotiations, according to reports.
Mercer and Morningstar have teamed up to develop a global platform for investment data, research and analytics.
UK inflation hit a six-month high of 2.7% in September, having held steady earlier this year. The rise is not good news for consumers - slowing the recovery in spending power.
An in-depth study by CEM Benchmarking shows transaction costs for large pension schemes are significant and largely depend on investment strategy. Stephanie Baxter analyses the findings
Defined benefit (DB) schemes sponsored by the UK's 100 largest listed companies saw their combined funding level improve by 10 basis points during September, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
Some 38% of pension schemes say high management fees are an obstacle to investing in hedge funds, research from the Asset Management Exchange (AMX) has found.
Almost 10 million people are now enrolled in multi-employer pension schemes*, with larger FTSE employers now being attracted by their more efficient governance arrangements
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues could be the key to greater engagement with members if the power of investments is communicated well, says Emma Douglas.
Self-administered pension funds spent £14bn on payments to pensioners in Q2 2018, but only received £11.4bn of contributions (net of refunds), latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveals.