UK - Mercer Human Resource Consulting has replaced Watson Wyatt as provider of actuarial and investment consulting services for EMAP's pension schemes.
The schemes – a defined benefit one, which is closed to new members, and a defined contribution plan – received tenders from 11 companies.
The 100 largest global pension funds are widely ignoring climate-related risks despite recent warnings by UN scientists, the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) says.
Premier Inn owner Whitbread has cut its defined benefit (DB) pension deficit to £162m ahead of its agreed £3.9bn sale of Costa Coffee to Coca-Cola.
Trends in longevity and mortality have proven difficult to forecast historically, but are vital to funding schemes and ensuring adequate retirement pots. James Phillips explores the key influences
The two-sided simplified annual pensions statement should be applauded, even if it missing information, says Jonathan Stapleton.