Seven local authorities have already committed to investing in a fund designed to help pension funds source social investments. Holly Roach reports
LGPS Central has launched a multi-factor equity fund with climate considerations core to its investment process.
Funds in LGPS Central will be given additional assistance to assist collection and analysis of investment costs after the pool partnered with KAS Bank.
LGPS Central has launched an active, multi-manager emerging markets equity fund.
There is mounting pressure on schemes to engage more actively with firms in which they invest. Charlotte Moore takes a look at the different approaches being used.
Some of the UK's biggest pension schemes will be forced to report on climate risk in line with recommendations from the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
LGPS Central has selected three external managers for its emerging markets equity multi-manager fund.
LGPS Central has appointed Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) to run engagement and voting services for the investments of its nine local authority funds.
Andrew Warwick-Thompson is to step down from his role as chief executive of LGPS Central next spring, the £45bn pool has announced.
LGPS Central has become the fourth local authority pensions pool to sign up to the code of cost transparency.
A panel of LGPS pools spoke at Pensions and Benefits UK about their experiences and the lessons they are learning along the way. Stephanie Baxter reports from the conference
Local government minister Rishi Sunak says his department's priority is to make a success of local government pension pooling, warning there is no room for complacency.
Following its April launch, the Midlands pool is well on the road to becoming a full-service asset manager. Andrew Warwick-Thompson speaks to Stephanie Baxter about the challenges of hiring and maintaining relationships
The LGPS Central pool has opened for business with 11 mandates spanning £12bn of assets as the government's pooling deadline arrives.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has hired David Fairs as executive director for regulatory policy, analysis and advice, following Andrew Warwick-Thompson's departure last year.
The local authority pool for nine central midlands funds has appointed Duncan Sandford, Mike Hardwick, Omar Ghafur and Michael Marshall as investment directors.
Andrew Warwick-Thompson says in Port Talbot we are witnessing the detrimental impact of extending Freedom and Choice to DB schemes
As the CMA gathers evidence for its investigation into investment consultants and fiduciary managers, Stephanie Baxter asks if there is a systemic problem in the industry
The central Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) pool has named John Burns as both its chief financial officer (CFO) and chief operating officer (COO).
Jason Fletcher has been appointed chief investment officer (CIO) of the £40bn pool for nine midlands-based Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds.
LGPS Central has named John Nestor and Eithne McManus as non-executive directors as it appoints its team ahead of the April 2018 deadline.
Andrew Warwick-Thompson will step down as executive director for regulatory policy at The Pensions Regulator to join the £40bn LGPS Central as chief executive.
Outgoing Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) chief executive Joanne Segars has been appointed non-executive chairwoman of the Central local government pension scheme (LGPS) pool.
The local government pension pools for the South West and Midlands are actively hiring senior managers to lead and develop the innovative structures.