From October, trustees need to show how they are factoring ESG issues into investment decisions. Holly Roach explores why the changes may not be radical but could boost member engagement.
Rothesay Life has agreed the UK’s largest ever bulk annuity deal to date – a £4.7bn buyout of the GEC 1972 Plan, making 2019 officially a record-breaking year.
As pension schemes grapple with new fiduciary management and investment consulting rules, Charlotte Moore asks what trustees need to do
Barnett Waddingham's head of business development Adrian Cooper has left the consultancy to join TPT Retirement Solutions in a newly-created role.
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2018...
A national framework to give local government pension scheme (LGPS) funds easier and cheaper access to legal services has been launched today.
Carly Rees has been hired as an associate by Sackers, taking the law firm's total number of pensions lawyers to 50.
Companies are increasingly seeking to offload pension schemes to the Pension Protection Fund before they are driven into bankruptcy, lawyers warn.
Jack Jones reports on Europe's plans for UK pensions
Find out who won the annual art competition with a pensions twist.
Anna Copestake of Sackers discusses legal issues around statutory employers.
EUROPE - A European parliamentary committee has backed proposals to exempt pension funds from rules forcing them to clear over-the-counter derivative transactions through central counterparties.
Sacker & Partners has appointed Tom Jackman as a solicitor, taking its total number of pensions lawyers to 52.
EU plans to introduce Solvency II funding requirements to UK schemes face an "overwhelming tide of objection" and should be abandoned, lawyers say.
The EMI Group has narrowly avoided a hearing before The Pensions Regulator's determinations panel after agreeing a £197m funding deal with the scheme trustee.
Trustees could be on the hook for liabilities up to 15 years after a buyout has occurred if they fail to take adequate insurance cover, lawyers warn.
The announcement the government is set to index private sector pension increases to CPI rather than RPI will raise significant issues for schemes.
The controversial directive passed a major hurdle towards coming to fruition last month, but despite being watered down, industry experts predict implementing the new rules will continue to be costly, as David Walker reports
Sackers has expanded its dispute resolution unit with the appointment of newly qualified solicitor James Bingham.
Sacker & Partners lawyer Pauline Sibbit has been elected chairman of the Association of Pension Lawyers for the next two years.
UK - The government has launched a consultation on plans to relax rules which force firms winding up a pension scheme as part of a corporate restructure or demerger to fully cover liabilities.
Interest in class actions in the UK has been slow to pick up, but as recent high-profile securities litigations show, pension funds are becoming more willing to have their day in court. SEBASTIAN CHEEK investigates
Janet Brown of Sacker & Partners takes a look at what what aspects of pension sharing need updating
The first ever Professional Pensions Conjecture debate chaired by Professional Pensions editor Len Roberts and including Hamish Wilson of Hamish Wilson & Co, Sacker & Partners' Ian Pittaway, and Buck Consultants' Fraser Smart - asked if the current Pensions...