Trustees and sponsors of UK defined benefit (DB) schemes should consider diversifying their growth portfolios to protect against the possibility of a market crash, according to Cambridge Associates.
In a report published yesterday (28 August), the firm warned that, with the prospect of a recession "on the horizon", alternative assets - such as private credit, private equity, and real assets - could...
The Conservative Party’s election success has delivered a rally for UK equity markets and sterling but uncertainty over a future trade deal with the EU remains.
The pound surged against both the US dollar and euro after the Conservatives won a landslide majority at the UK General Election on Thursday (12 December).
Over a third of defined benefit (DB) trustees have helped their members source financial advice in the lead up to their retirement, research shows.
ESG is increasingly important for schemes but trustees have little influence over manager decisions. Pádraig Floyd asks what they can do to redress the balance.