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.
The industry does not expect future mortality improvements to change despite the 60,000 excess deaths from the Covid-19 pandemic, a Society of Pension Professionals (SPP) poll finds.
Fewer deaths than might usually be expected at this time of year have been recorded in England and Wales for the fourth consecutive week, according to the Continuous Mortality Index (CMI).
Defined benefit (DB) scheme liabilities could reduce by as much as 5% as a result of Covid-19, XPS Pensions forecasting reveals.
Nest saw average inflows of £400m in new contributions per month over the course of 2019/20, leading to a 67% increase in assets under management (AUM).
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) missed a third of the targets under its key performance indicators (KPIs) with Covid-19 causing a halt to some of its work.
Amy Kessler, Professor Andrew Cairns, Professor David Blake and Marsha Kessler look at how schemes can make longevity assumptions post-Covid
Michael Ambery argues that AE faces a potential key fork in its journey, with the government missing a prime opportunity with the Kick Start Scheme, and employers need to step up instead.
The economic crisis caused by Covid-19 has reinforced The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) view that its defined benefit (DB) funding principles are “right”, says David Fairs.
Ray Martin looks at what options trustees will have to add value to investment management and strategic implementation decisions in a post-Covid world
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has announced a 90-day interest-free extension to levy payments for employers struggling due to the Covid-19 economic crisis.
Prudential Retirement reinsured $1.7bn (£1.4bn) of UK pension scheme longevity risk in the first half of the year, it has revealed.
Millions of people are saving for a pension for the first time thanks to AE, but the Covid-19 crisis has posed a communications challenge. James Phillips looks at how to get the long-term nature of pensions across to this new generation of savers.
Government plans to create jobs for 16-to-24-year-olds will see the state paying employer pension contributions, it is expected.
John Plenderleith looks at how Covid-19-induced changes in consumer spending will impact commercial property investments
A lack of steadfast regulation around unbundled defined contribution (DC) schemes makes them a ticking time bomb for firms and members, says Salvus Master Trust.
Trustees, corporates and consultants have been urged not to “forget the health of their scheme” during Covid-19 and to keep an eye on key member trends.
The UBS (UK) Pension and Life Assurance Scheme has hedged the longevity risk of around half its defined benefit (DB) liabilities through a £1.4bn longevity swap completed with Zurich and Canada Life Reinsurance.
The latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows excess death rates in England and Wales during the Covid-19 pandemic have remained low for another week.
The government has amended its Corporate Governance and Insolvency Bill to give the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) a greater role in corporate restructurings.
Just a fraction of liability growth since the start of the year will be offset by the impact of excess deaths caused by Covid-19, says Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Covid-19 has caused a slowdown in the number of bulk annuity transactions, with buy-ins and buyouts expected to amount to a maximum of £25bn this year, Willis Towers Watson says.