The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) revealed it has seen a sharp rise in its funding deficit over the last year due to the impact of Covid-19.
Collaboration is key to delivering on LGPS Central’s mission to prove the pooling concept, Joanne Segars tells James Phillips.
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has said it will go ahead with its 31 March valuation despite significant falls in asset values over the past month.
The University and College Union (UCU) has announced a further 14 days of strike action at 74 UK universities in a continuing dispute about pensions and pay.
This week’s top stories include Prudential Retirement urging schemes to insure member benefits, and the Universities Superannuation Scheme submitting its 2018 valuation.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is expected to submit its 2018 valuation to The Pensions Regulator in the coming days, despite admitting it is “pushing their limits” in terms of acceptable risk.
Ten pension schemes representing over 19 million members and more than £150bn in assets under management have written a joint public letter endorsing the Cost Transparency Initiative (CTI).
The University and College Union (UCU) has rejected a call from university employers that would have forced the union to ban strike ballots over pensions for two years.
The Railways Pension Scheme's Industry Wide Defined Contribution (IWDC) Section and the Aon Master Trust have become the 12th and 13th master trusts to be authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Four more master trusts have received master trust authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR), taking the total number of authorised schemes to 10.
Universities across the country are on alert for fresh strike action as the University and College Union (UCU) prepares to ballot members.
This week's top stories included The Pensions Regulator criticising Sir Philip Green's latest plans for the Arcadia pension schemes.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme's (USS) defined contribution master trust - USS Investment Builder - has received master trust authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The trustees of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) have set out three potential funding arrangements as the £64bn defined benefit (DB) section of the plan seeks to agree a 2018 valuation.
Rory Murphy says a bona fide mediation process could provide valuable evidence of reasonableness for trustee and employer alike
Roger Gray says schemes must consider the benefits of investing in alternative assets.
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).
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) saw its deficit fall by £3.9bn on a technical provisions basis over a one-year period, its latest valuation reveals.
An industry group has been launched to implement, promote and encourage the use of five cost disclosure templates developed earlier this year.
The 100 largest global pension funds are widely ignoring climate-related risks despite recent warnings by UN scientists, the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) says.
Trends in longevity and mortality have proven difficult to forecast historically, but are vital to funding schemes and ensuring adequate retirement pots. James Phillips explores the key influences
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is being pressed to ignore advice from a joint expert panel, which would store up problems with "pernicious consequences" for the higher education sector.
Too much weight was placed on a test determining the manageable distance to self-sufficiency within 20 years for the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), a joint expert panel has concluded.
Investment consultancy Bfinance has hired RPMI Railpen's Sweta Chattopadhyay as director of private markets to head its equity advisory practice.