PPI Future Book: Consolidation, contribution hikes and investment strategy key to boosting DC pension pots
The consolidation of smaller, higher-charging schemes, increased contribution rates and a move away from investment lifestyling towards DGFs and real assets could significantly boost the size of DC pots, latest analysis by the Pensions Policy Institute...
Improvements in governance are leading to increasing investment innovation in DC. In this roundtable, panellists discuss charges, alternative investments and how schemes are approaching ESG
Uncertainty over where markets are heading is high. Margie Lindsay speaks to Columbia Threadneedle Investments’ Colin Moore and William Davies about the outlook for investors.
Professional Pensions' expert Brexit Advisory Panel discusses the key considerations for schemes ahead of the UK's potential exit from the European Union
Infrastructure is an asset class of increasing interest to schemes. In this roundtable, panellists discuss the investment, looking in particular at ESG issues and how they expect the asset class to develop
The way pension funds invest in infrastructure is changing, with a partnership approach becoming increasingly popular. Stephanie Baxter reports
Crashing out of the European Union without a deal could push up UK defined benefit (DB) scheme liabilities by £140bn, says Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
Here they are… The winners of the Professional Pensions Investment Awards 2018.
As annuities continue to fall in popularity, this year's Future Book suggests savers need more help choosing retirement income products. James Phillips explores the proposals.
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has hired a team to build an infrastructure investment capability for UK and European institutional clients such as pension funds.
Here they are - the winners of the Professional Pensions Investment Awards (PPIA) 2017.
Nearly three-quarters (74%) of asset owners include diversity in their annual report, according to New Financial.
Abhishek Srivastav and James Waters assess how maturing schemes can manage cashflows and mitigate investment risk
The 2017 edition of The Future Book suggests many default funds are not diversified enough to protect savers against market downturns, James Phillips reports.
Lifestyle strategies adopted as default funds do not adequately protect members from potential market downturn, latest research suggests.
BNY Mellon Investment Management (IM) has appointed Chris Hamer to lead consultant relations for Europe, the Middle-East and Africa (EMEA).
Political uncertainty is back after the shock general election result, with the markets pricing in a softer Brexit. Watch out for the impact on sterling and gilt yields, warns Stephanie Baxter
Is a positive approach the best way to encourage savers to increase contributions into their DC fund? James Phillips reports
Charlotte Moore believes the pensions industry can learn a lot about how to effectively communicate with members from the recent EU referendum.
Helen Morrissey says we need to look urgently at how retirees access advice and guidance.
Recent research shows DC members are exercising their retirement income flexibilities but many are doing so without advice. Helen Morrissey takes a look
In these challenging economic times it is essential to have skilled active fund managers but they are tricky to identify. Michael Klimes looks at how to find them.
The number of people accessing regulated advice to purchase annuity and drawdown products fell in 2015 according to this year’s Future Book.
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