Chancellor Rishi Sunak has warned that the UK’s “economic emergency has only just begun”, as he revealed that the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has forecast the economy will contract this year by 11.3% - the largest fall in output for more than...
Pension schemes that have not hedged their liabilities could face funding issues as long-dated bond yields have plummeted, industry experts have warned.
The PLSA's Caroline Escott says investors and stakeholders must continue to ask for better information on issues that affect the motivation, skills and productivity of the workforce
Lesley Carline explains why the PMI is setting up an industry-wide master trust group and how it will help provide a collective voice for those running and providing services to schemes
Jonathan Stapleton wonders why we are so gloomy about pensions when the picture is not as bleak as is often portrayed
Colin Meech says lack of clarity means workers and their employers don't know whether they're getting value for money or how investments are performing
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.
Mike Amey of PIMCO explains why there is a lot more to the UK outlook than Brexit, important though it is.
David Harris says we should look to experiences and innovations in New Zealand, Australia and the US
Peter Askins says it is important to communicate the role of trustee to members in a way they can understand
Sorca Kelly-Scholte says the $5.1trn US investment grade corporate bond market offers greater opportunities to diversify.
The government has pressed Melrose to make a series of binding commitments, including for pensions, over its hostile £8.4bn final takeover bid for GKN.
In this week's Pensions Buzz survey, we want to know whether regulation is forcing a reduction in the number of lay trustees.
The secretary of state for work and pensions has told MPs clawback and avoidance measures could be imposed for the people responsible for driving Carillion over the cliff.
While the new powers are welcome, most respondents doubt it will make a difference to the outcomes for members, Pensions Buzz respondents say.
The FCA and TPR have announced their joint strategy for tackling the key risks facing pensions in the next decade. Victoria Ticha explores the plan and the industry's initial reaction.
The closure of the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) to future accrual means 20,000 active members will move to an 'enhanced' defined contribution (DC) scheme, after the company reached a deal with the union.
Enhanced powers for The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to prosecute and fine company directors who "wilfully or recklessly" put their defined benefit (DB) pension scheme at risk will be hard to enforce, commentators say.
Melrose has pledged to contribute up to £1bn to GKN's pension schemes as part of a final offer to acquire the engineering business.
Despite improvements in investment manager attitudes towards responsible investment, research reveals there is a way to go before the majority deliver meaningful action. Victoria Ticha explores why
The Co-operative Bank is set to continue de-risking pension schemes after it mitigated further losses by switching from the retail prices index (RPI) to the consumer prices index (CPI).
Prudential has sold £12bn in annuity assets to reinsurance business Rothesay Life as part of its M&G demerger announced today.
An industry taskforce aimed at boosting innovation in the finance industry to enhance the profitability of social impact investment has been commissioned by the prime minister.
P-Solve has been appointed as the investment advisor for Samworth Brothers' £450m defined benefit (DB) pension scheme.