NEST should be made the default auto-enrolment provider for small firms, according to a majority of respondents to Professional Pensions research.
Just over half of the 145 contributors to this week's Pensions Buzz backed the idea, while a third rejected it. Supporters of the suggestion said this was what the organisation was set up for, but critics...
A number of pension schemes have been prompted to lock in gains with a move into bonds after the estimated deficit across FTSE 100 DB pension schemes improved by £36bn, over the 12 months ending 30 June last year, JLT Employment Benefits found.
HM Treasury has agreed in principle to give NEST a £329m contingent liability guarantee in the event of the master trust's wind up or closure.
AMP Capital has set up a dedicated team to help institutional investors, including pension funds, invest in infrastructure through direct equity allocations.