A falling average quality of fixed income indices combined with intensifying competition for high-quality assets could make it more challenging and costly for pension funds using benchmarks.
Schemes need to be prepared for the potential longer-term health impacts on those who contract Covid-19, says Steve Leake.
Law enforcement, financial regulators and the private sector need to do much more and work together to protect savers from fraudsters, says Phil Brown.
Stuart Southall looks at whether Covid-19 has hastened or reinforced the role of member-nominated and other lay trustees.
Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has warned the UK economy could suffer worse "scarring" from the coronavirus crisis than originally predicted in August.
Blair Reid looks at how multi-asset credit can help pension funds through the economic crisis provoked by the pandemic.
Gareth Gettinby looks at how static and managed currency hedges compare in crisis scenarios.
Three investment professionals tell Professional Pensions how the pandemic has impacted scheme portfolios, what opportunities may arise post-pandemic, and the key lessons for trustees
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) reported record income of £126.5m for the financial year ending 31 March 2020, up 10.1% on last year’s figure of £114.9m, also a record at the time.
Focusing on the key building blocks of retirement strategies will help improve saver outcomes amid the Covid-19 crisis, says Dominic Byrne.
Capita has deferred a £31.7m deficit recovery contribution (DRC) due to the Capita Pension and Life Assurance Scheme in June 2020 to the second half of the year.
The resilience of credit investors will be tested as the world recovers from Covid-19, says Colin Purdie.
Knowledge of the impacts of daily moves has helped trustees stay sure-footed through the challenges of the year to date, says David Curtis.
Coats Group has agreed with its UK pension trustees to defer the payment of its remaining deficit recovery contributions (DRCs) for 2020.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes will have to wait an extra year and a half on average to agree a buyout compared to their pre-Covid-19 endgame journey plans, Barnett Waddingham estimates.
Aviva’s operating profit fell by 11% in the first half of the year as Covid-19 hit business activity, although a growth in bulk annuity sales partially offset the drop.
As TPR’s consultation on the principles underlying the revised code of practice for DB funding enters the final straight, David Fairs set outs why you should give the watchdog your views.
As more schemes look at building a CDI strategy amid the economic crisis, Sebastien Proffit looks at what to consider.
NHS Pension Scheme members in England and Wales have been given a further six months to take advantage of the voluntary scheme pays process for the 2018/19 deadline.
The coronavirus-induced economic crisis has demonstrated the liquidity benefits of credit default swap indices, says Olivier Debat.
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has published follow-up guidance for administrators as they navigate their way out of the Covid-19 lockdown.
Dan Roarty looks at how the companies with the strongest ESG ratings have fared financially in comparison to their peers throughout the pandemic
Levels of confidence in retirement saving remain persistently low, with feelings dampened further by Covid-19, but savers recognise the current opportunities in equities, a State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) survey finds.
As Covid-19 increases the vulnerability of businesses to cyber attacks, Charlie Wedin and Jonathan Hazlett look at key considerations for trustees and pension professionals.