Pensions minister Guy Opperman has set out a timetable for secondary legislation to bring Pension Schemes Act provisions into force.
Up to £350bn of investible assets could be found within the energy sector over the next 30 years as investment in opportunities to decarbonise the economy by 2050 increases, Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) finds.
Rothesay has concluded a £120m buy-in with the West Ferry Printers Pension Scheme, covering all remaining pensioner and deferred liabilities.
Defined contribution (DC) chair’s statements need a major re-think as part of the Department for Work and Pensions’ five-yearly statutory review on the rules around scheme governance in 2021, LCP says.
Deutsche Bank AG has agreed a £570m pensioner buy-in with Legal & General for the defined benefit (DB) (UK) Pension Scheme.
The normal minimum pension age (NMPA) is set to increase to 57 under plans unveiled in a government consultation today (11 February).
The government has opted to proceed with its “deferred choice underpin” (DCU) route for implementing a remedy to the McCloud judgment for public sector workers.
Aegon Asset Management and Mobius Life have partnered to launch an active beta property fund for UK defined contribution (DC) pension schemes.
PP has analysed the accounts of the biggest pension consulting firms and recorded the turnover (revenue) in their most recent accounts. The full leaderboard is below…
The Investment Consultants Sustainability Working Group (ICSWG) has launched a guide to help trustees assess their investment consultants’ climate competency.
Proposals put forward by the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) to pass pension data directly to HMRC will likely help savers but add millions more to the cost of pension tax relief, Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) says.
The Legal & General (L&G) Group UK Senior Pension Scheme has agreed an assured payment policy (APP) deal with its insurer sponsor.
The long-debated Pension Schemes Bill has received parliamentary approval, guaranteeing its place on the statute book.
The defined benefit (DB) scheme of Evonik Holdings UK has agreed a £544m full buy-in with Legal & General (L&G) Assurance Society.
Pension trustees will have much more involvement in business discussions and corporates will need to think more about pensions when the watchdog’s increased powers come into force, LCP says.
New Pension Schemes Bill powers given to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to issue contribution notices will not be backdated, pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman has confirmed in a written parliamentary statement.
There have now been a total of over 50 buy-in and buyout deals of over £500m announced since 2007. The full list is as follows...
This week’s top stories include a buy-in from National Grid, a buyout from Aviva, and calls for vital automatic enrolment reforms to support pension savings in a coronavirus-damaged economy.
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Professional Pensions rounds up some of the latest news from two major pension consulting firms.
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) partners are set to own a larger stake in the firm after buying out Inflexion Private Equity’s minority stake with the support of Charterhouse Capital Partners.
Lane Clarke & Peacock (LCP) has warned that an “unwelcome year-end headache” is looming following last month’s GMP equalisation ruling, as XPS Pensions Group revealed schemes owe members up to £32,000.
The number of defined benefit (DB) scheme members with benefits protected by an insurer will double by the middle of the decade, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Questions remain unanswered around defined benefit (DB) scheme funding, according to analysis by Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell potentially faces his fourth personal bankruptcy in order to pay £9.5m of contributions he owes to the failed retailer’s pension schemes.