The debate concerning negative interests in the UK has now become “very real” after the UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) 12-month inflation rate dipped to 0.8% in April from 1.5% in March, recording its lowest reading since August 2016 and putting it on course to hitting 0% in the coming months, according to market commentators.
Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures released this morning (20 May) show that CPIH, which also measures owner occupiers' housing costs, was 0.9%, down from 1.5% a month earlier, as the impact of...
Have your say: Is the DWP right to mandate use of simpler annual statements for auto-enrolment DC schemes?
In this week's Pensions Buzz we want to know whether you think the Department for Work and Pensions is right to mandate the use of simpler annual statements for auto-enrolment defined contribution schemes?
Almost three-quarters of PP readers disagree that pension scheme members should be allowed to access funds early to use as a house deposit.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has called for amendments to the Pension Schemes Bill to ensure new regulatory powers do not unintentionally prevent schemes from taking action in members’ interests.
Leading figures of the investment management industry have today launched the 10,000 Black Interns programme which aims to improve and transform the career prospects of young black people in the UK.
Willis Towers Watson has set out a diversity action plan for the investment industry after its research found progress on diversity is “disappointingly slow” across the entire sector.