The Co-operative Group's pension scheme, Pace, will invest up to £50m into the social and affordable housing market over the next 12 months.
Authorisation will lead to higher standards for all master trusts but their individual identities will remain, according to industry experts
The number of defined benefit (DB) schemes using fiduciary management grew by just 9% over the 12 months to June this year, according to KPMG.
Purna Bhudia looks at how the PPF's investment strategy has evolved, especially in the area of credit
Jonathan Stapleton wonders whether we need a thorough review of the principles for institutional investment decision-making
The master trust is leading the way on DC investment, getting into illiquid assets and challenging asset managers to do more. CIO Mark Fawcett tells Stephanie Baxter about its evolution
The research unit of NEST has launched its sidecar savings trial and revealed the organisations that will be taking part in the research.
The government has outlined how scheme investment regulations would be changed in the event of a no-deal Brexit. James Phillips explores the impact.
A platform to help pension funds collect and analyse cost data, such as transaction costs, has been launched by Chris Sier, who has played an integral role in the fight for transparency.
BNY Mellon has been re-selected by RPMI Railpen to provide core custody and associated investment services, continuing a 22-year relationship.
An industry group has been launched to implement, promote and encourage the use of five cost disclosure templates developed earlier this year.
Blackrock has launched a strategic growth fund for defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) schemes which aims to achieve long-term growth with two-thirds the volatility of equities.
While three quarters of the biggest UK corporate pension funds recognise the potential impact of climate change, only a handful have a specific policy, according to Pinsent Masons research.
The government has rejected the Environmental Audit Committee's (EAC) proposal to make pension fund climate-related financial disclosures mandatory.
Our latest Cyclical Outlook highlights the macro trends and market developments that underpin our outlook for 2019: slower growth, but likely no recession.
Analysis by Cardano finds the increased cost of lifetime inflation-linked retirement income has significantly outstripped investment performance. Stephanie Baxter looks at the findings
T Rowe Price's Andrew Keirle looks at the three stages of a crisis in emerging markets
The Church of England Pensions Board has written to 55 European companies on their climate lobbying practices, and has warned of shareholder resolutions later this year.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will launch a consultation on updating the permitted links framework to allow unit-linked pension funds to invest in an appropriate range of so-called 'patient capital' assets.
The chancellor announced today that the government will stop using the current model of private finance initiative (PFI) to fund the future building of infrastructure in response to concerns.
The government will gradually adopt a version of the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) which incorporates housing costs for pension funds and index-linked gilts, it confirmed today.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has pledged that existing pension fund investors in key utilities companies will be granted a long-term "stable return" if the party is able to press ahead with plans for renationalisation.
Tendering for fiduciary management has led to fees being reduced by between 19% and 22%, latest analysis by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) finds.
Investors in lifetime mortgages have traditionally struggled with a lack of transparency by providers. Keith Haggart explains how this is changing.