Pooling local government pensions schemes into six wealth funds will not necessarily boost infrastructure investing. Charlotte Moore looks at the issues that need to be dealt with.
At a glance While infrastructure is an appealing asset class for schemes there are significant barriers to entry. Many schemes are reluctant to take on construction risk. There are also supply constraints...
Senior clinicians within the NHS Pension Scheme will receive extra assistance to adjust their pension accrual to fit within tax allowances.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) chief executive Charles Counsell has warned scheme trustees could see an increased demand for cash equivalent transfer values (CETVs) from defined benefit (DB) members.
Costly DB scheme regulations can result in abuses of equitable relations among stakeholders, say Iain Clacher and Con Keating.
Almost three-quarters of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) pension schemes were in surplus on an accounting basis as the coronavirus crisis hit, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) cut its deficit by £31bn over the course of three years, its latest annual report shows.