All defined benefit (DB) scheme sponsors are feeling the effects of the economic downturn. However, the charity sector is under particular pressure from the economic climate, its own demographic, the multi-employer DB regime and reform of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
Under pressure Research from Carpenter Rees reveals that 70% of charities are concerned about their current deficit, and 57% have used their reserves to pay their liabilities. The survey of 100...
An abrupt change in interest rates "will lead to problems" in the real economy and financial markets, economist Gerard Lyons warns.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has banned three people from serving as pension trustees after around £9m was suspected of being scammed from 346 savers.
Over three-quarters of investment managers are male, while over four in ten are white British, according to research by the Diversity Project.
Schemes are increasing their usage of index strategies. Armit Bhambra looks at the four key factors driving this growth