Consolidation is ongoing in the pensions advisory world, with no signs of abating. Jonathan Stapleton asks whether now will be seen as the high point for pensions consulting.
Independent Trustee Services (ITS) has become a fully independent firm after undertaking a management buyout from Mercer.
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2019...
The deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension funds was £200bn at the end of February, according to figures released by PwC's Skyval index, £10bn lower than at the end of January.
Defined benefit (DB) funding levels improved by just 40 basis points during January, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
Mercer has announced a series of leadership appointments related to its acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group.
This week's top stories were the merger of the guidance bodies, and the PPF's hopes to begin payments to its members receiving less than 50% of their benefit entitlements.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes saw their aggregated deficit more than double over December, ending 2018 with a funding level of 93.5%, says JLT Employee Benefits.
The Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA) final report on the investment consultant market has been celebrated as having "real teeth" to produce better outcomes for members.
The UK's 5,600 defined benefit (DB) schemes saw their funding positions improve by one percentage point over the course of November, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
In the second edition of AE Watch, Maria Nazarova-Doyle looks at the performance of the UK's largest DC default funds.
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.
The CMA investigation into the investment consultants and fiduciary managers market is drawing to a close. James Phillips looks at reaction to the provisional decision
The UK's 100 largest listed companies saw their combined defined benefit (DB) funding level fall by 80 basis points during August, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
Yesterday's increase in the Bank of England's (BoE) base rate will not have an immediate significant impact on defined benefit (DB) scheme funding but schemes should reconsider their investment allocation, industry commentators have said.
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
Defined benefit (DB) schemes at the UK's 100 largest listed companies had a £3bn accounting surplus at the end of July, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
Almost two-thirds of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) pension schemes invest more than 50% of their assets in bonds, according to a report by JLT Employee Benefits.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published its provisional decision on its investment consultant market investigation this morning. Here is the reaction from consultants and fiduciaries…
UK employees think they need an extra £361 each month on average to save more, JLT Employee Benefits research has found.
The UK's 100 largest listed companies saw their combined defined benefit (DB) deficit fall by 75% during June, bringing them very close to fully-funded status, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
PP has teamed up with JLT Employee Benefits to launch 'AE Watch', an initiative that examines the investment performance of DC default funds. Maria Nazarova-Doyle takes a look at the findings.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes had an aggregate deficit of £200bn on a gilts plus measure at the end of May, according to PwC.
The trustees of the Littlewoods Pensions Scheme have agreed an £880m pensioner buy-in with Scottish Widows.