UK/EUROPE - Agency workers are unlikely to win equal pensions rights in the UK, believes Pinsent Curtis Biddle.
The law firm’s comments follow the European Parliament’s approval of a draft directive for agency (temporary) workers rights.
Associate Nicola Bumpus said that the European directive which covered fixed-term workers gave employers the option of avoiding the provision of occupational pensions to fixed-term workers and that this option was likely to be used for temporary workers too.
Aon head of DC investment advisory Chris Inman explores the many uses of illiquid assets in pension portfolios.
This week's edition of Professional Pensions is out now.
NEST will work with RepRisk and Sustainalytics to identify emerging ESG risks and screen out certain assets from its members' portfolios, the master trust has announced.
PP's Pension Prophets panel - Roger Mattingly, Robin Ellison, Jennie Kreser and Malcolm McLean - will be speaking at PBUK on 25 June. Jonathan Stapleton asks them what's on their mind ahead of the event.