As one of the biggest IFA firms withdraws from the transfer market, Kim Kaveh gauges views on whether the move will impact scheme de-risking plans.
Earlier this month, LEBC voluntarily agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to alter its regulatory permissions and no longer offer regulated advice on defined benefit (DB) transfers. A note...
The number of members to have ever used NEST rose by 28% over the 2018/19 fiscal year to 31 March, according to its research arm, NEST Insight.
Flexible apportionment arrangements have become a commonly used tool for employers but, as Andy Lewis says, there can be issues for the unwary.
LEBC’s majority shareholder B.P. Marsh & Partners has reduced the valuation of its holding in the group by 33%, following its withdrawal from the defined benefit (DB) transfer market.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has begun increasing payments to all pensioner members whose compensation falls below 50% of their pre-insolvency entitlements solely due to caps.
LGPS Central has launched a multi-factor equity fund with climate considerations core to its investment process.