BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) has pulled its inflation-linked bond mandate from Hermes Investment Management, cutting assets under management (AUM) at the business - which it still owns - by more than a quarter.
The scheme will manage the £8.4bn portfolio passively in-house as part of plans to cut costs. The telecoms scheme's decision will mean the assets run by Hermes - set up in 1983 to manage the scheme's...
More needs to be done to speed up DB to DC transfers but, as Jonathan Stapleton says, more also needs to be done to protect members.
The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) took on 2,566 early resolution cases in 2018/19 after onboarding a team from The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS), according to its annual report and accounts.
The lifeboat fund is in a good position despite reserves taking a £0.6bn hit. But the ramifications of the EU judgment on member compensation is an area of concern for CEO Oliver Morley, writes Stephanie Baxter