ALMOST 50pc of pension schemes are now invested in hedge funds as overall equity allocations fell by more than six percentage points, latest research from Barings Asset Management reveals.
The fund management firm’s annual poll of UK schemes – covering 24 of the top 100 UK pension schemes – showed the number of schemes invested in either a single strategy or fund of hedge funds increased...
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers