There is little evidence employers are levelling down the quality of schemes, according to research by the National Association of Pension Funds.
Experts have raised concerns that employers may close existing schemes or scale back their contribution levels to meet the extra costs of auto-enrolment. However, NAPF director of policy Darren Philp...
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.