Defined benefit (DB) scheme closures and increasing bulk annuity exercises are driving an increase in schemes outsourcing their administration, research from Aon Hewitt shows.
The consultant's annual Benefits Administration Survey found that the number of schemes choosing to outsource has increased from 69% to 75% since 2012. It also found over half of the DB schemes surveyed...
Despite improvements in investment manager attitudes towards responsible investment, research reveals there is a way to go before the majority deliver meaningful action. Victoria Ticha explores why
The Co-operative Bank is set to continue de-risking pension schemes after it mitigated further losses by switching from the retail prices index (RPI) to the consumer prices index (CPI).
A model aimed at reducing climate change-related financial risk exposure from corporate credit assets has been launched by Insight Investment.
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) members should be responsible for most of the cost of increased contributions if the scheme's defined benefit (DB) section remains open to accrual, Pensions Buzz respondents say.