This year’s election marks the seventh time I have been able to cast my vote at a general election but I can honestly say it is the one I am looking forward to least. I can hardly wait until it is all over.
I know this sounds cynical but, as is the case with much of the electorate at the moment, I don't have a huge amount of faith in our MPs, which is a shame as many of them do a fantastic job. Yet, whatever...
UKSIF says scheme trustees are failing to comply with their investment duties around ESG. Hope William-Smith looks at whether they need government intervention to get back on track.
By improving their stewardship activity and collaborating together, schemes can reduce the burden on resources, says Lauren Peacock.
This week’s top stories included The Pensions Regulator’s announcement of new measures around the appointment of professional trustees, and the £3bn Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund completing a £1.6bn buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has raised £750m of new capital from its shareholders to fund a pipeline of new pension risk transfer deals expected to complete in 2020.