Pooling the local government pension scheme (LGPS) into infrastructure-focused funds is mere tinkering and will not be enough to repair its deficit hole, according to Michael Johnson.
The Centre for Policy Studies research fellow who is a longstanding critic of the scheme called for the government to replace it with a defined contribution (DC) scheme. This could be delivered by the...
UK pension schemes are working hard to counter climate risks across investment portfolios, but the assessment of climate risks to sponsor covenant must be a key focus of schemes’ broader risk assessment, says Michael Bushnell.
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).