When J. Whitaker & Sons Final Salary Plan appointed a fiduciary manager it was targeting self-sufficiency. However, strong investment returns and the ability to react quickly to changing market dynamics have led to a different result finds Helen Morrissey.
At a glance After disappointing investment returns the scheme hired a fiduciary manager to try and achieve self sufficiency However, a new investment approach meant they were able to target buyout...
Only one third of defined benefit (DB) schemes lengthened their recovery plan end dates in 2019, according to research by Hymans Robertson.
Hargreaves Lansdown has been named as the slowest provider to switch pensions through the Origo transfer service.
Regulatory guidance “could set too high a hurdle” for superfunds, Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP) warns.
Around one in 25 pension schemes have made use of regulatory easements to deficit recovery contribution (DRC) payment schedules, according to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the September 2020 estimates on the various measures…