Keith Bray looks at the rise of the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum and explains how, by acting together, council pension schemes can maximise their influence as shareholders.
The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum was set up in 1990 to promote the investment interests of local authority pension funds and in particular to maximise their influence as shareholders in promoting...
A buyout tool which provides schemes with up-to-date pricing and comparisons between insurers has been launched by JLT Employee Benefits.
The DB white paper sets out plans to review the funding regime, with 'prudent' and 'appropriate' possibly redefined. But James Phillips asks if this could this signal a return to an MFR-like approach?
The trustees of GKN's pension schemes have agreed a package of mitigation measures that would improve funding to a "more prudent level" if Melrose's offer is accepted by shareholders next week.
While the new powers are welcome, most respondents doubt it will make a difference to the outcomes for members, Pensions Buzz respondents say.