The top stories this week were the pensions regulator warning about new master trusts and revealing a big board shake-up, while the LGPS pooling picture became clearer.
The Pensions Regulator has warned there are real risks from new master trusts being subject to far less regulatory scrutiny than new contract-based providers.
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Iain Duncan Smith has appointed Tilly Ross, Sarah Smart and Margaret Snowdon (pictured) as non-executive directors of The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
As the government moves fast on its mandate to force the LGPS to pool all assets, Stephanie Baxter looks at what will be in store for the 89 funds.
The results of the first European-wide stress tests reveal the current macro-economic environment poses huge challenges for defined benefit (DB) schemes as they grapple with low rates and longevity increases.
A group of local authorities have joined forces under a major project to tell the government how the local government pension scheme (LGPS) should be pooled.
Ross Trustees has secured investment backing from private equity investor LDC, as it prepares to capitalise on growing demand for professional trustee services.
Lee Sanders says the fast and adaptive market response to the crisis of 2020 has shown how much the financial system has improved upon the credit market liquidity issues that were at the heart of the 2008 global financial crisis (GFC).
Defined benefit (DB) schemes that provide GMPs must revisit and, where necessary, top-up historic cash equivalent transfer values (CETVs) that have been calculated on an unequal basis, a landmark court judgment said last week.
The stabilisation of US economic growth amid unprecedented fiscal and monetary stimulus has raised questions about the likelihood of inflation returning. Global Head of Fixed Income, Jim Cielinski, and Global Bonds Portfolio Manager, Andy Mulliner, explain...