Michael Bow reports from the Public Sector Pensions conference, held in London last week.
High frequency trading of pension fund investments is reducing the value of scheme members' pensions, the Railways Pension Trustee Company chief executive says.
RPMI's acquisition of Electricity Pensions Administration last week is part of a three-pronged strategy to grow its business, according to managing director of administration Robert Branagh.
RPMI has bought Electricity Pensions Administration from E.ON UK in a deal which will see it taking over the administration of some of the UK's biggest schemes.
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RPMI has hired an administration specialist from Mercer to head up its third party administration business.
Joining PP editor Jonathan Stapleton were Ferrier Pearce managing director Jon Pearce, RPMI head of communications Jonathan Clark and Bluefin head of technical, marketing and research Robin Hames
Permal Investment Management Services has bolstered its institutional business team with the appointment of a Railpen Investments fund manager.
rpmi has announced it will include scanable barcodes on future member communications in a bid to boost multi-channel engagement and keep printed communication alive.
rpmi has boosted its investment team and strengthened its client facing operation with three hires.
Jack Jones assesses the industry response to the regulator's admin education drive
An independent commission, spearheaded by former Treasury Select Committee chairman Lord McFall, is to investigate why the UK pensions system is failing.
Robert Branagh of rpmi explains why education and engagement
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Auto-enrolment is placing a significant burden on payroll and human resource departments, as they struggle to cope with the changes in preparation for 2012, rpmi says.
rpmi has boosted its investment analysis department with two new hires, Laura de Ornelas and Steven Keshishoghli.
Even more industry figures have backed the call for the new coalition government to form a steering group to set out the terms for a permanent pensions commission.
Railpen Investments has restructured its investment team following the appointment of Frank Johnson as managing director.
Pension administrator rpmi has been appointed to administer the pension schemes for Forbo Flooring UK following a tender process.
The Arup UK pension scheme has appointed rpmi to provide it with administration services following a tender process.
UK - rpmi has completed a major strategic restructuring in a bid to position itself for future expansion.
rpmi has completed a major strategic restructuring in a bid to position itself for future expansion.
US/UK - The US should adopt the UK's practice of allowing shareholder advisory votes on executive compensation, a new report released today argued.