The Public Sector Pensions Bill is currently on its way back to the House of Commons after being amended by the Lords. One of these amendments, accepted by the government, is that the proposed new Local Government Pension Scheme boards will have 50/50 employer/employee representation.
There are 101 separate council pension funds in the UK. At the moment most of details are still unclear but it is thought that board members will have similar powers and responsibilities as those of trustees...
PTL has appointed Karein Davie as a client director in its Birmingham office.
The level of interest rate hedging increased to £29.5bn of liabilities in the second quarter as pension funds continued to de-risk, according to BMO Global Asset Management's research.
UK inflation has risen for the first time since November to 2.5% in July, up from 2.4% in June, thanks to rising fuel costs and the price of computer games.
The number of DB pension scheme trustees targeting a buyout with an insurer has increased significantly in the past five years, latest research from Willis Towers Watson shows.