As anyone who has been unfortunate enough to have lunch with me will testify, my long-term pet hate has been the fact private sector pension funds have to account for and fund future liabilities now, while the government conveniently dodges these rules when it comes to its own liabilities.
My view is that current accounting standards make no sense, which is why the government ignores them while leaving the private sector to fend for itself. But it is now, in the era of the sovereign debt...
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.
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?
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.
Standard Life Aberdeen and Fidelity have signed an open letter demanding action on inclusion in response to the Black Lives Matter movement.
This week’s top stories included the launch of Punter Southall’s defined benefit scheme consolidator, while The Pensions Regulator laid down three ‘gateway principles’ for superfund transfers.