Almost three-quarters of schemes are committed to long-term de-risking strategies but the majority still plan to demand extra employer contributions, an Aon Hewitt poll reveals.
The consultant's Global Pension Risk Survey 2011 - which polled more than 200 UK schemes - found 69% of respondents said their longer term objective is to take less, or no risk in the future. It found...
The two-sided simplified annual pensions statement should be applauded, even if it missing information, says Jonathan Stapleton.
LGPS Central has appointed Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) to run engagement and voting services for the investments of its nine local authority funds.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is being pressed to ignore advice from a joint expert panel, which would store up problems with "pernicious consequences" for the higher education sector.
Simon Eagle of Willis Towers Watson says that, based on his work for Royal Mail, well-designed collective defined contribution (CDC) funds would be viable for some other UK employers too.