Mercer has launched a defined benefit (DB) master trust in a bid to offer a “best-in-class solution” that recognises the shrinking universe.
The Marathon Service (GB) Limited Pension and Life Assurance Scheme has completed a £610m full buy-in with Rothesay Life, covering the benefits of more than 1,400 members.
The Countrywide Farmers Retirement Benefits has secured a £100m buy-in with Legal & General, insuring members’ benefits above Pension Protection Fund (PPF) compensation levels.
Amid the economic fallout from Covid-19, ESG issues have never been more relevant, says Tegs Harding.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has launched an advisory panel to support trustees of schemes whose sponsoring employer is stressed or distressed.
The Co-operative Pension Scheme (Pace) has entered into its fourth bulk annuity transaction of 2020, agreeing a £350m buy-in with Aviva.
Chris Martin speaks to James Phillips about Independent Trustee Services’ plans since its management buyout and his experience working with stressed and distressed schemes.
The Co-operative Pension Scheme (Pace) has agreed its third buy-in this year, insuring £400m of liabilities in the Co-operative Bank section of the scheme with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
The Co-operative Pension Scheme (Pace) has agreed a £1bn buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), insuring benefits for around 7,000 members.
The Co-operative Pension Scheme, known as Pace, has completed a £1bn buy-in with Aviva in the first announced bulk annuity deal of 2020.
Rachel Croft says over- or under-confidence and not being decision-ready are just some of the things that get in the way
Independent Trustee Services (ITS) has become a fully independent firm after undertaking a management buyout from Mercer.
The Co-operative Group's Somerfield Pension Scheme has completed a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), insuring the benefits of its pensioner members.
Peter Askins says the industry needs to recognise that if administration standards are to be maintained and improved, this will come at a cost
Defined benefit (DB) consolidator Clara has named Alan Pickering as the inaugural chairman of its trustee board as it prepares for its first transaction.
Approximately 9,000 members who transferred to the BHS2 Pension Scheme last year have had their benefits fully insured through a buyout with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
Peter Askins says it is important to communicate the role of trustee to members in a way they can understand
A man has been arrested on suspicion of fraud after The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the police launched an investigation over concerns savers were lured into poorly-run pension schemes.
This week's top stories included research revealing schemes could be paying 70% more to investment managers than at the beginning of the decade.
This week's top stories include the regulator issuing its first fines to master trusts over chair statements, and the CovPress scheme's rescue from the PPF in first-of-its-kind action.
Capital Cranfield Trustees has appointed Martine Trouard-Riolle as client director of its London office.
TPR has called for the time between actuarial valuations to be based on a scheme's health, but is this a good idea? James Phillips asks trustees what they think
The liabilities of DB schemes are often seen as a burden on younger savers, but is this really the case? James Phillips explores the arguments
Defined benefit (DB) scheme members need to be made more aware of the risks to their benefits according to the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's Ashok Gupta.