Self-administered pension funds spent £14bn on payments to pensioners in Q2 2018, but only received £11.4bn of contributions (net of refunds), latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveals.
The payments made comprised of pensions payable gross of income tax, lump sums payable on retirement and death benefits. According to the ONS's MQ5: Investment by insurance companies, pension funds...
As The Pensions Regulator’s consultation on investment governance guidance closes, Holly Roach looks at the industry’s response.
With NEST announcing plans to invest 5% of assets in private credit, Jonathan Stapleton queries whether other schemes should be following in its footsteps
Scheme investment strategies should focus on the needs and desires of members, but head should always overrule heart, says Alan Pickering
The trend towards passive investment is inexorable and will continue, declared Hermes Investment Management head of investment Eoin Murray, opening a debate on the future of fund management organised by the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation...
Aegon has incorporated ESG into its £19bn TargetPlan defined contribution (DC) default fund for its master trust and group personal pension plan.