As DB pension schemes de-risk, longevity risk becomes more and more important says Howard Kearns, Longevity Pricing Director at Insight Investment
Three years after Freedom and Choice, many default funds still have not moved away from targeting annuity purchase. This could have unintended investment risks for members, writes Victoria Ticha
Robin Ellison says regulators need to seize the initiative and explain both to themselves and to scheme members that investment risk is a good thing.
This week we want to know what will be the greatest risk to pension scheme investment in 2018, and whether the quiet Autumn Budget was good news for pensions.
Despite a relative calm reaction to the triggering of Article 50, schemes should be braced for a bumpy ride during the coming two years of tough Brexit negotiations. Stephanie Baxter looks at what to watch out for
Aon Hewitt has introduced a service so small defined benefit (DB) schemes can access fiduciary management.
A global alliance of pension funds and investors have come together to call on fast food giants such as McDonald's to slash their use of antibiotics.
This week we want to know if greater government intervention in the investment consultant market improves outcomes for members, and do you think corporate pension consultants are worth their fees?
Defined contribution (DC) investments have to generate higher returns for savers due to the uncertainty caused by Brexit according to Hymans Robertson.
RPMI Railpen has agreed a £700m "stable momentum" mandate with Russell Investments for its £21bn Railways Pension Scheme (RPS).
Industry does not take climate risk to heart in its investment decisions, PP research reveals.
Lack of consistency across defined contribution (DC) default funds may result in larger numbers of members opting out, Punter Southall Aspire has warned.
There is a risk savers could be "dissuaded" from starting their pension or increasing contributions as a result of Brexit, warns Natixis Global Asset Management.
The ICI Pension Fund has revealed it saved £10m by completing its latest buy-in with Legal & General (L&G) shortly after the EU referendum.
Financier Edmund Truell believes he can protect British Steel benefits. Michael Klimes examines the details
This week we want to know if Britain has done the right thing in voting for Brexit and whether it will positive for UK pension schemes in the medium- to long-term?
The belief that maturing DB schemes should automatically move into bonds and gilts is being increasingly challenged. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores alternatives to the traditional de-risking model.
Longevity risk remains a top concern for a quarter of pension professionals according to research by State Street.
There are more than 100 varieties of charges incurred in pension scheme investment according to research from the Transparency Task Force (TTF).
Trustees relying on equities and gilt yields to improve are taking a big gamble and could result in a rush of schemes going bust, says Hugh Nolan.
PP explores the option of putting the British Steel scheme through the bulk annuity market.
Scottish Widows will be one of the first providers to bulk switch its workplace pension customers into default funds tailored to freedom and choice.
A person dedicated to fighting for pensioners is still needed according to research from PP.
Jeremy Lang looks at how bias can lead different parties to take very different approaches to risk.