The Border to Coast Pensions Partnership is up and running after transferring around £7bn of UK and overseas developed equities from three of its stakeholder pension funds.
Transport operator FirstGroup has consolidated its pension scheme assets within the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) in what is believed to be the first move of its kind.
Paul Traynor says UK schemes can learn a lot from the overseas experience of scheme consolidation
As the LGPS funds embark on the challenging process of pooling, there is much to be learned from the experience of their peers across the globe, writes Stephanie Baxter.
The government's potential shift in attitude towards infrastructure investment since Brexit should be welcomed by the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), says Jeff Houston.
Jason Fletcher has been hired to lead the investment team of West Midlands Pension Fund (WMPF), after leaving Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) in April.
The Local Pensions Partnership (LPP) has created a £1.2bn property investment pool to increase exposure to UK commercial and residential property.
BlackRock has been chosen to run nearly £2.8bn of passive assets by the eight Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) known collectively as the Welsh Funds.
The UK watchdog has authorised the Lancashire County Pension Fund (LCPF) and London Pension Fund Authority (LPFA) to form the Local Pensions Partnership (LPP).
Michael Ferguson has been made a senior consultant on Aon Hewitt's public sector team as the consultancy sees growing demand for governance advice.
More than 10,000 people have signed a parliamentary petition launched by Unison to examine proposed changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) investment regulations.
This week we want to know if people are doomed to work until they are 85 to secure a decent retirement income, and if the financial well-being of the young is being sacrificed for the old.
PP finds potential political interference in the LGPS on divestment decisions is causing concern.
Pooling the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) into six funds is too many to have the scale to tap into a wide range of infrastructure opportunities says BNY Mellon.
This week we want to know if the government should ban the LGPS from taking part in politically motivated divestment campaigns and whether your DB scheme is cash flow negative.
Centre for Policy Studies research fellow Michael Johnson has proposed seven ways to make the local government pension scheme more sustainable.
The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has stressed the importance of value over low cost in reforming the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
A collective investment vehicle (CIV) for London's Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds will go live in the next 12 months, according to London Council's Hugh Grover.
Norfolk, Suffolk and Hackney Pension Funds have appointed HSBC Securities as custodian through the National Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) Frameworks.
DCLG's proposals for the future of the LGPS fall flat, Naomi Rainey says
Naomi Rainey looks at the government’s latest consultation on the LGPS
The government has ruled out merging council pension funds in favour of promoting common investment vehicles for the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), in an effort to save £660m annually.
Naomi Rainey looks at the issues raised by 2013’s triennial valuation
The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and other public sector schemes should consolidate to become "one of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds", London Pension Fund Authority (LPFA) chairman Edmund Truell says.