Putting together a pension fund can be tricky to tackle, whether you have just set foot into the world of work, or have been working for years and are approaching retirement. Emily McKinnon looks at effective ways of saving for retirement.
Judith Donnelly explains why pension trustees need to review and negotiate investment documents and highlights some of the worst examples of unfair clauses
XPS Investment has unveiled a report looking at fiduciary manager performance over the last year and the longer term. Kim Kaveh looks at its findings.
State Street Global Advisors has created a solution to help small to medium-sized defined benefit (DB) schemes access benefits typically only available for larger segregated mandates.
A fresh investment advisory firm has launched to advise large long-horizon institutional investors in a bid to transform the way they think about financial markets.
The government is encouraging schemes to invest in illiquid assets with higher performance fees. Kim Kaveh asks if this is a good idea.
NOW Pensions' director of policy says this will be the year when the net-pay anomaly becomes too awkward to ignore, and predicts LISA will have its own lifetime curtailed
Two thirds (62%) of institutional investors believe the popularity of passive investing has increased systematic risk, research by Natixis Investment Managers finds.
Jonathan Stapleton reports on why Lord Myners believes there needs to be a new review of the investment principles.
Blackrock has launched a strategic growth fund for defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) schemes which aims to achieve long-term growth with two-thirds the volatility of equities.
Analysis by Cardano finds the increased cost of lifetime inflation-linked retirement income has significantly outstripped investment performance. Stephanie Baxter looks at the findings
Theo Kocken says a collective approach to pensions is, at best, only half right for the UK
A survey conducted by NEST highlights its members' views on responsible investment. Kim Kaveh explores the data
Defined benefit (DB) schemes sponsored by the UK's 100 largest listed companies saw their combined funding level improve by 10 basis points during September, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
Some 38% of pension schemes say high management fees are an obstacle to investing in hedge funds, research from the Asset Management Exchange (AMX) has found.
Schroders survey reveals sustainable investment activity is highest among European investors. Kim Kaveh explores the research.
Some 42% of defined contribution (DC) trustees believe that their investment strategies are 'less sophisticated' than those used by defined benefit (DB) schemes, according to a Hymans Robertson survey.
The number of firms facing shareholder rebellions increased by a quarter in the 2018 AGM season, data from the Investment Association's (IA) public register reveals.
Stephen Jones says the broader 'outside' world might be fraught with challenges, but companies are prospering and voicing few concerns. However, caution is warranted.
Two-thirds of FTSE 100 DB schemes invest more than 50% of assets in bonds to tackle investment mismatching, according to JLT research. Victoria Ticha takes a closer look
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested £150m in debt issued by Heathrow Airport.
Cohen & Steers has launched a daily-dealing diversified real assets fund specifically targeted for the UK defined contribution (DC) market.
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has hired a team to build an infrastructure investment capability for UK and European institutional clients such as pension funds.
The government will encourage investors to support social impact programmes by working with the investments and saving industry, it has announced.