EMPLOYERS must look at introducing innovative alternatives for defined contribution schemes if they want staff to value their pensions, a consultant claims.
Barnett Waddingham partner Paul Jayson said DC plans should only ever have been a “temporary fix” following the widespread closure of final salary schemes, but became the norm because of inertia. ...
The 100 largest global pension funds are widely ignoring climate-related risks despite recent warnings by UN scientists, the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) says.
Premier Inn owner Whitbread has cut its defined benefit (DB) pension deficit to £162m ahead of its agreed £3.9bn sale of Costa Coffee to Coca-Cola.
Trends in longevity and mortality have proven difficult to forecast historically, but are vital to funding schemes and ensuring adequate retirement pots. James Phillips explores the key influences
The two-sided simplified annual pensions statement should be applauded, even if it missing information, says Jonathan Stapleton.