Schroders has been appointed as fiduciary manager to the Howard de Walden Estates Limited Retirement Benefits Scheme.
The financial impact of fiduciary management (FM) decisions on pension funding positions means funds need a better understanding of how knock-on impacts appear, Barnett Waddingham warns.
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.
Roger Mattingly discusses how trustees can manage their ESG obligations
Tim Manuel and Philippa Allen look at how schemes can implement responsible investment on a fiduciary basis
With the 9 June deadline approaching for retendering fiduciary management services, Donny Hay says it is important that trustees spend the maximum time to achieve the best outcomes.
More than a third of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes are running “worryingly close to the deadline” to comply with the Competition and Market Authority’s (CMA) retendering order, according to Hymans Robertson.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has delayed further a consultation response and final regulations to enact requirements relating to investment consultants.
In the first of Schroders ‘Fiduciary Management Insight’ series, Neil Walton, Head of Investment Solutions at Schroders examines why Trustees should be aware of transaction costs and their impact on portfolio returns.
Last year proved so significant that it merits an evaluation of governance arrangements, according to four in five respondents to a poll.
Professional Pensions rounds up some of the latest tender awards from across the industry.
Professional Pensions spoke to SECOR Asset Management head of client advisory Kam Chang as part of an exclusive series of interviews with some of the finalists and winners of the UK Pensions Awards. This is what he had to say…
Just over one-third (36%) of schemes retendering for full fiduciary management services are switching providers, latest analysis by Isio reveals.
Aon has been re-appointed by the £400m ITN Pension Scheme to provide fiduciary management services.
With under three-quarters of a year left for retendering exercises to be completed, capacity issues could arise and reduce choice, writes James Phillips.
Sole trustee appointments are featuring more often in tender proposals as schemes seek nimbleness and expertise. James Phillips looks at a Kempen white paper on the burgeoning market.
The Civil Aviation Authority Pension Scheme (CAAPS) has appointed BlackRock to run a £4bn fiduciary mandate for its growth portfolios.
River & Mercantile’s (R&M) fiduciary management arm has appointed PTL to conduct an independent value for members review of its portfolio of defined contribution (DC) clients.
Ray Martin looks at what options trustees will have to add value to investment management and strategic implementation decisions in a post-Covid world
Available on demand... Dan Melley, Niall O'Sullivan and Susan Andrews among speakers at PP's inaugural DeskFlix event
The first virtual event of PP’s DeskFlix series took place on 23 June