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, known as Pace, has completed a £1bn buy-in with Aviva in the first announced bulk annuity deal of 2020.
This week's top stories include ITS' management buyout from Mercer, and The Pensions Regulator launching a probe into single-employer defined contribution schemes' default funds.
Independent Trustee Services (ITS) has become a fully independent firm after undertaking a management buyout from Mercer.
Carillion has moved the members of three of its defined contribution (DC) schemes into Willis Towers Watson's master trust, LifeSight.
Mark Evans has been appointed as a director at Independent Trustee Services (ITS) to lead trustee appointments in London.
Frank Oldham has been appointed as a client director at Independent Trustee Services (ITS) to lead trustee appointments in the South of England.
Graham Bryant has been appointed as a client director at Independent Trustee Services (ITS) to lead trustee appointments in Manchester and the North of England.
Ingrid Everson has been appointed as a client director at Independent Trustee Services (ITS) to lead trustee appointments in the West Midlands.
Peter Askins says there is a huge gap between what trustees are expected to do and the time and resource available to complete it
Pension trustee boards should comprise of individuals with a range of different life experiences and viewpoints as this will lead to better decision-making, speakers at the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's diversity seminar say.
Peter Askins asks how we can improve the diversity of trustee boards.
Andrew Turnbull (pictured above) has been hired to lead trustee appointments by Independent Trustee Services (ITS) and will be based in Leeds.
Peter Askins says we need more diversity on trustee boards.
Peter Askins looks at how trusteeship could evolve in the coming years.
Peter Askins says a simple system of tax credits is the answer
MIRA Retirement Benefits Scheme (MIRARBS) has secured a £70m buyout after agreeing to compromise its sponsor's statutory debt as part of a corporate restructuring.
Rachel Dalton looks at the reasons behind the lack of women on trustee boards, and how diversity can improve decision-making
Independent Trustee Services (ITS) has expanded its London office with the appointments of Anna King, Chris Thwaites and Danielle Laffey.
The MF Global UK Pension Fund has left Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment after the scheme's trustees secured a £52m buyout with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has agreed a £440m all-risk buyout for its UK pension plan with Rothesay Life, securing improved benefits for members owing to suitable market conditions.
The Pensions Protection Fund (PPF) has appointed four firms to its newly created trustee advisory panel.
The First Quench Pension Fund has secured a £160m buy-in that will keep the 2,000-member scheme out of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Lawyers and trustees acting to retrieve £52m removed from nine pension funds during the GP Noble fraud have got back 85% of the missing cash.