The Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS) has announced it is to close and has issued a final call for potentially eligible schemes to get in contact.
FAS was set up to help members of schemes that went into wind-up between 1 January 1997 and 5 April 2005 and were unable to pay member benefits. It will not accept new applications after 1 September. ...
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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.