Around three-fifths of respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz backed the view that trustees should take a proactive approach to engage with members when they are seeking to transfer out of their defined benefit (DB) scheme.
This week's 91 respondents also answered questions on the upcoming Budget, whether high management fees are a hurdle to investing in hedge funds, and if schemes are now better prepared for a major financial...
Pension transfer values ended 2020 at £259,000, 8% higher than the start of the year, according to XPS Pensions, after suffering periods of substantial volatility linked to the pandemic while potential scams reached record highs.
The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) long-term funding approach will put extra financial pressure on UK pension scheme sponsors, according to Aon.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the December 2020 estimates on the various measures…
Schemes need to dynamically and closely monitor the position of their employer covenant and its corporate longevity, ensuring the assessment is not conducted in isolation, the Employer Covenant Practitioners Association (ECPA) says.
The Scottish Enterprise Pension & Life Assurance Scheme (SEPLAS) has appointed Hymans Robertson and Isio following a formal tender process.