This week’s top stories included UBS’ completion of a £1.4bn longevity swap with Zurich and Canada Life, while chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the government’s Kickstart Scheme as part of provisions outlined in the Summer Statement.
1) UBS completes £1.4bn longevity swap with Zurich and Canada Life The UBS (UK) Pension and Life Assurance Scheme has hedged the longevity risk of around half of its defined benefit liabilities through...
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.