It is the role of employers, the pensions industry, and the government to close the gap between minimum and moderate levels of income in retirement, according to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).
Pension schemes face higher liabilities as improvements in mortality rates trend towards their highest level in a decade.
Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes are looking for untraditional ways to build endgame strategies in order to better balance member and employer needs, the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) has found.
The Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT) has called on the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to respond to a complaint it made in May regarding investment stewardship.
The Combined Nuclear Pension Plan (CNPP) has dropped Hymans Robertson as an investment adviser for its defined contribution (DC) master trust and appointed Redington as a replacement.
British Airways (BA) has pledged an extra £150m in annual deficit recovery contributions (DRCs) to the New Airways Pension Scheme (NAPS) over the next four years.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has boosted its investment in social housing with a £40m further allocation to Soha Housing.
Newton Investment Management’s Mark Hammond considers the case for including absolute-return bond strategies in DC default strategies
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched a revised stewardship code – significantly raising its expectations on how money is invested.
Broadstone has acquired Bristol-based BBS Consultants & Actuaries for an undisclosed amount as it continues to expand its actuarial and consulting service.
Manchester Airport Group (MAG) has selected Legal and General (L&G) to run a master trust scheme for its employees after a review of its defined contribution arrangement, PP has learned.
In this Q&A, Mike O’Brien, Director of Global Trading, offers his insights into how the trading desk seeks to add alpha to the investment process.
Some 37% of pension fund investors expect to increase allocations to real assets over the next 12 months, according to Aviva Investors.
Workplace pension schemes may not be doing enough to fix ‘pension blind spots’ as many workers remain unaware of the benefits available to them, the Money and Pensions Service (MAPS) has found.
In the second of a series of interviews with fiduciary evaluators, Margie Lindsay speaks to Hymans Robertson's Mark Baker about his firm’s approach to fiduciary assessment.
While private credit mandates may not be straightforward to set up, they are a reliable source of income with lower default risk, says Mark Fawcett.
The Combined Nuclear Pension Plan (CNPP) is the latest master trust to have been granted authorisation by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The industry has had little success engaging members with pensions over the past 20 years. Jonathan Stapleton says two initiatives currently underway may change this in the future.
Mark Denning, who helped to run $300bn of assets at Capital Group, has resigned from his role after he was alleged to have secretly bought shares for his own benefit in some of the same companies as his funds.
The first generation of ESG strategies excluded whole sectors from investors’ portfolios. Such approaches are still widely used, but investors may be underestimating their impact on portfolio diversification.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will now seek to publish the first of two consultations on a revised defined benefit (DB) funding code in the new year, depending on the political environment.
The industry constantly talks about the need to engage members. Gregg McClymont says a more important priority is how to ensure all schemes are governed well.
Asset manager BNP Paribas has been awarded a private credit mandate by Nest following a competitive open tender.