Here it is, our monthly digest of the most important pension articles Professional Pensions has written and published over the last month, along with some contextual notes.
Octopus Renewables has acquired two operational UK biomass power plants in one of the largest domestic deals of its kind.
There are five steps crucial for finance firms and organisations to implement in order to enhance their diversity data collection, according to EY, LGBT Great, the Diversity Project and Nicsa.
This week’s top stories included the launch of a new sole trustee firm, and the grilling of The Pension Regulator’s interim chair over conflict of interest concerns.
The likelihood of trustees making incorrect decisions when choosing a fiduciary manager due to rudimentary performance metrics remains probable, EY says.
Defined benefit (DB) pension scheme sponsors issued 249 profit warnings last year, 90% of which were specifically related to the coronavirus pandemic, according to EY.
The long-debated Pension Schemes Bill has received parliamentary approval, guaranteeing its place on the statute book.
After a year that took everyone by surprise, experts tell Professional Pensions what could be on the horizon for regulation in 2021.
After a year that took everyone by surprise, experts tell Professional Pensions what could be on the horizon for ESG in 2021.
After a year that took everyone by surprise, experts tell Professional Pensions what could be on the horizon for schemes in 2021.
After a year that took everyone by surprise, experts tell Professional Pensions what could be on the horizon for technology in 2021.
After a year that took everyone by surprise, experts tell Professional Pensions what could be on the horizon for investments in 2021.
“Mounting red flags of financial stress” have meant almost two-thirds of listed companies with defined benefit (DB) schemes have issued profit warnings this year, EY says.
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2020...
Professional Pensions spoke to EY partner Iain Brown and director Rikhav Shah as part of an exclusive series of interviews with some of the finalists and winners of the UK Pensions Awards. This is what they had to say…
EY has appointed Gareth Mee as UK actuarial leader to head up an expanded interdisciplinary team at the firm.
Leaders of the Big Four accounting firms have joined forces to unveil a reporting framework for ESG standards.
Oversimplification must be avoided in The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) proposed revision of the defined benefit (DB) scheme funding code, and a third way might be necessary, the industry has said.
EY has launched a digital dashboard allowing trustees to more easily narrow the field of potential fiduciary managers before a tender process.
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
"Defective" company audits could mean millions of savers in pensions funds are "losing out", says the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) as it launches a probe of the audit sector.
The government has clarified its stance on salary sacrifice car schemes following confusion within the industry over the changes announced in last year's Autumn statement.
James Tufts has been hired as UK life and pensions lead partner at EY and will start work on 3 May.
As the fiduciary management market continues to grow Lynn Strongin-Dodds looks at how schemes can measure their manager's performance.