The Legal & General (L&G) Group UK Senior Pension Scheme has agreed an assured payment policy (APP) deal with its insurer sponsor.
Marian Elliott looks at the key factors for reaching schemes’ set goals.
After a year that took everyone by surprise, experts tell Professional Pensions what could be on the horizon for technology in 2021.
The Smiths Industries Pension Scheme has secured a £146m buy-in with Canada Life in its fourth bulk annuity and its sponsor’s tenth overall.
Marian Elliott says a strategic framework can help trustees meet their objectives, and allow schemes to cope if things go wrong.
Leading figures of the investment management industry have today launched the 10,000 Black Interns programme which aims to improve and transform the career prospects of young black people in the UK.
Fewer than half of asset managers assess gender diversity as part of their investment analysis, latest research by Redington reveals.
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2020...
Over a third of asset managers (39%) were unable to provide a single example of a climate change related engagement effort despite 76% saying they “consider climate risks and opportunities”, according Redington.
A dozen UK investment consulting firms have established a group aiming to improve sustainable investment practices across the investment industry.
More than 80 major fund management firms will come together to offer a range of investment internships to black graduates.
The LV= Employee Pension Scheme has agreed a buy-in of around £800m with Phoenix Life after converting an existing longevity swap.
Marian Elliott looks at the three questions trustees should ask to understand the route to endgame.
Twelve years after its funding level was hit severely by the global financial crisis, the GHG pension scheme completed a £150m buy-in amid the Covid-19 economic chaos. James Phillips speaks to the key players about the journey.
Professional Pensions’ expert panel discusses how defined contribution (DC) default strategies will change following the crisis.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) issued its 2020 Annual Funding Statement last month in the midst of the global Covid-19 crisis. Marian Elliott address some of the issues trustees will be facing when completing a valuation in this environment.
Size is important to make a bulk annuity deal stand out, but it is not the only factor, writes Gill Wadsworth.
Maggie Williams looks at whether chair's statements are having the desired effects, and what lies in their future.
As schemes prepare their long-term funding plans, Marian Elliott explores the key considerations they should focus on.
Regulatory approval has been granted to Redington for private equity backing from Phoenix Equity Partners.
Disagreements between trustees and consultants can be difficult, but they are necessary to improve the quality of decision-making, says Paul Richards.
Investment consultant Redington has launched a global analytics and scoring system to compare pension provisions across various defined benefit and defined contribution schemes.
Redington is in the process of securing private equity backing from Phoenix Equity Partners for an undisclosed amount.
The Combined Nuclear Pension Plan (CNPP) has appointed Aon Hewitt as an investment adviser for its defined benefit (DB) section, replacing Hymans Robertson.