Demands on pension scheme trustees have never been greater. Trustee knowledge and understanding requirements have raised the bar and how they approach the decision-making process.
As Barclays Global Investors’ client director Ian Simpson says, the gap between what trustees need to know about investments and what the average person in the street knows is huge. There was a time when...
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.