Defined contribution (DC) contributions were scaled back by 11% in the second quarter of 2020 as the impact of the pandemic set in, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Yet, while gross assets excluding derivatives dropped by 12% in Q1, they had recovered to their end-20919 levels by the end of Q2. The ONS' data - revealed in Funded occupational pension schemes in...
'Headaches' ahead for DC illiquid investment over 'fiendish complexities' of performance fees despite charge cap inclusion
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has welcomed plans to incorporate performance fees in the charge cap, but the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) warned performance fees are “not the only headache” for defined contribution (DC)...
Around 12,000 PensionBee users have registered for shares in the company after it confirmed its initial public offering (IPO) would comprise an offer to both institutional investors and eligible customers.
In Newton’s latest DC column, Catherine Gill explores how master trusts can evolve their investment strategies against a changing backdrop
The occupational defined contribution (DC) market consolidated further in 2020 with the number of trust-based plans falling substantially during the year, latest data from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) reveals.
Auto-enrolment (AE) contributions must rise to 12% to put the UK on par with the rest of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, The Investing and Saving Alliance (TISA) says.