Brexit is likely to have a significant impact on UK schemes' funding and investment strategies. Wayne Fitzgibbon and John Gething look at what trustees can do to prepare
Hermes Investment Management has launched an environment, social and governance (ESG) tool in a bid to improve carbon risk engagement with investee companies.
Colin Meech warns the Court of Appeal's bizarre judgment could cause significant financial detriment to local government pension funds
Research finds passive funds are to increase in usage by 6% per annum at least until the end of the decade. James Phillips explores the reasons behind the increasing shift
UK pension funds are set to boost their allocations to alternative income assets by more than 50%, according to research by Aviva Investors.
15/20 the target
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A growing number of schemes are moving towards integrating responsible investment policies into investment processes. Charlotte Moore looks at how funds are approaching this
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has hired a team to build an infrastructure investment capability for UK and European institutional clients such as pension funds.
The government will encourage investors to support social impact programmes by working with the investments and saving industry, it has announced.
Stewart Bevan says there's a long way still to travel to achieve transparency, but at least we are now making genuine progress and picking up the pace
UK inflation stuck at 2.4% in May, missing analysts' estimates of a move higher and further cooling expectations on an interest rate hike from the Bank of England this summer.
Newton Investment Management's series of DC columns continues with Paul Flood discussing core principles to balance returns and volatility
The £30bn Brunel Pension Partnership has appointed FundRock Management Company to provide Authorised Contractual Scheme (ACS) operator services.
The London Borough of Lambeth Pension Fund has signed up to a £42m private-rented sector investments strategy with Invesco Real Estate.
A contentious report claims ESG resolutions at American company AGMs can do more harm than good. James Phillips explores the findings
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we wanted to know whether geopolitical risk will increase or decrease over the next six months, and how Guy Opperman has performed as pensions and financial inclusion minister over his first year in the post.
The EU must "stick together" amid Brexit challenges as a strong economy is needed to provide pensions, Pensions Europe chairman Janwillem Bouma says.
Lloyds Banking Group has sold its remaining stake in Standard Life Aberdeen following a decision to withdraw £109bn of assets managed by the firm for Scottish Widows.
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) and the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) will be asked to pick up the tab for some of the £120m penalty levied on Thames Water.
John Gray says it is worrying for asset owners that many companies have failed to take part in the government-backed Workforce Disclosure Initiative.
The local authority pension fund recently bought protection for its £2.6bn equity portfolio ahead of its 2019 valuation. Stephanie Baxter looks at how the strategy works
Markets were spooked last week by the prospect of an Italian snap election, raising concerns over its future position in the EU. While a government has been formed, it is too soon to sound the all-clear, writes Stephanie Baxter
The £4.2bn North East Scotland Pension Fund (NESPF) has appointed HSBC Securities Services as its custodian, replacing BNP Paribas.