THE NATIONAL Association of Pension Funds has formally launched a review to assess the extent to which institutional investors have adopted the Myners principles in their investment decision-making.
This follows a Treasury review of the principles – originally outlined by Paul Myners in his 2001 review of investor practices – in 2004, which identified some areas that schemes had yet to improve. ...
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.