The Association of Member Nominated Trustees is set to launch an investigation into how smaller schemes can team up to pool assets in a bid to drive down investment management fees.
The trustee body said that, while large schemes with hundreds of millions to invest are powerful enough to negotiate on fees with investment houses, small schemes do not have that power. And - at its...
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.