Some £20.1bn of defined benefit (DB) pensions were advised to transfer between 2018 and 2020, while £10.2bn were recommended not to transfer, latest Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) data reveals.
Fintech workplace savings business Cushon has launched a net-zero pension available now to savers who want to “actively contribute towards slowing climate change”.
Online provider Pension Bee has created a flexible pension for self-employed savers, allowing them to make contributions according to their income.
Pension trustees will have much more involvement in business discussions and corporates will need to think more about pensions when the watchdog’s increased powers come into force, LCP says.
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The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) long-term funding approach will put extra financial pressure on UK pension scheme sponsors, according to Aon.
Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds are being urged to prioritise cashflow management as investors are challenged to find income in traditional fixed income and property markets.
Essex Pension Fund is looking to appoint an investment manager for a direct corporate lending mandate of approximately £200m to £250m.
The carbon emissions in Aegon UK’s default pension funds will be slashed in half by 2030 under a longer-term plan to reach a net-zero position by the middle of the century.
The Marie Curie defined benefit (DB) scheme has entered into a circa £30m full scheme buy-in agreement with Legal & General (L&G) Assurance Society.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) and NextGen have partnered to offer a series of initiatives to “give a voice to the next generation of pension professionals”.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published the interim response to its first defined benefit (DB) funding code consultation – highlighting the depth of industry concern around its proposed twin-track regime.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will ban the charging of flat fees on AE auto-enrolment (AE) pots below £100 and launch work on how to standardise cost and charges reporting.
Older savers are at risk of running out of their defined contribution (DC) pension savings with a third of their retirement still ahead, according to research by The People’s Pension and State Street Global Advisors.
13 LGPS funds seek shared actuarial, admin and governance provider; Maps looks for independent evaluator
Norfolk County Council has issued a tender notice for a multi-provide framework agreement for the provision of actuarial services, governance, and administration support and consultancy services.
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Defined contribution (DC) contributions were scaled back by 11% in the second quarter of 2020 as the impact of the pandemic set in, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The US economy is on course to do better than Europe post-lockdown, thereby supporting US equities but raising inflation worries, according to economists.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) and the Investment Association (IA) have launched a stewardship steering group to create sustainable value for savers and investors.
Around two-thirds (77%) of Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds have received a claim relating to historic transfers over the past 12 months, according to Eversheds.
The government has expanded its dormant assets scheme to include pensions and investments, making a total of £880m available to support the UK.