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A failure of logic

Peter Nicholas
Peter Nicholas seeks to understand why it's always about the nail...

26 June 2015

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Four UK pension schemes commit to PV Fund

Lindsay Sharman
The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP) and Aviva Investors have today announced first close on the solar photovoltaics (PV) fund.

26 June 2015

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NAPF concern over secondary annuity market

Lindsay Sharman
The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has expressed a number of concerns in response to HM Treasury's consultation, 'Creating a Secondary Annuity Market'.

25 June 2015

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Confidence in workplace pensions reaches highest ever level

Lindsay Sharman
Employer-based pension schemes are seen as the safest way to save for retirement

25 June 2015

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Helping your pension grow old gracefully

Andrew Stewart
Andrew Stewart explains how longevity swaps could help manage the risk of running a pension fund

19 June 2015

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Pension deficit increases by £5bn

Lindsay Sharman
Pension schemes have made little progress towards reducing deficits, according to pension consultants Barnett Waddingham.

18 June 2015

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Pension liabilities outstrip GDP for the first time, says Hymans Robertson

Lindsay Sharman
Figures released this week from independent pensions, benefits and risk consultancy Hymans Robertson, show that the financial cost of settling liabilities has reached £2tn.

18 June 2015

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TFL pension fund appoints BlackRock for £3.8bn investment mandate

Lindsay Sharman
Transport for London (TfL) has selected BlackRock to manage liability-driven investing (LDI) and passive equity portfolios totalling £3.8bn assets.

18 June 2015

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PASA announces GMP Working Group members

Lindsay Sharman
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has announced the members of its GMP working group.

16 June 2015

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How to save time and money when keeping track of deferred members

Paul Lalwan
Paul Lalwan calls for the UK to emulate other countries and track our pension benefits, co-operation from pensions administrators is much needed.

12 June 2015

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Reform must be given time to work, says pensions minister

Lindsay Sharman
The government will not force pension providers to deliver on promised freedoms, in order to give reform a chance to work.

11 June 2015

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Aviva Investors completes new funding arrangement for 307 homes

Lindsay Sharman
Global asset manager Aviva Investors has announced a new funding agreement with Genesis Housing Association.

11 June 2015

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The Judiciary contest new pension scheme reform in an unparalleled legal case

Ceri Pugh
The Judicial reform Stage 2 which was introduced in April 2015 and initially proposed by the coalition government presents an unwelcomed new pension scheme for the judiciary.

05 June 2015

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Auto enrolment – there's nowhere left to hide

Ceri Pugh
Workplace pensions provider NOW: Pensions says auto enrolment needs to be taken more seriously with fines for small companies at £500 per day

05 June 2015

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June 5th, Divestment day for Norway

Ceri Pugh
As fossil fuel divestment becomes one of the fastest campaigns of its kind in history the world's largest pension fund is set to divest from coal.

05 June 2015

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What drives your Employer Covenant?

Ricjard Smith
Monitoring the performance of a company is a full time job for many investors; Richard Smith outlines a few keys issues for Trustees to consider.

04 June 2015

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Who is looking after your information securi-tea?

Monica Cope
Monica Cope discusses the importance of protecting pension member data from cybercrime.

28 May 2015

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TISA urges Government to adopt a new manifesto for savings

Lindsay Sharman
A pan-industry project to encourage savings and tackle debt culture has been launched by the Tax Incentivised Savings Association (TISA).

28 May 2015

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Diversified growth funds see fivefold growth

Lindsay Sharman
Assets in Diversified Growth Funds (DGFs) have grown almost fivefold in five years, according to figures from investment consultant Punter Southall.

28 May 2015

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Pensions Regulator publishes annual funding statement

Lindsay Sharman
The Pensions Regulator has set out its analysis of the market in its 2015 annual funding statement.

28 May 2015

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NAPF launches new guide to security fraud

Lindsay Sharman
The NAPF has published a new Made Simple Guide, offering pension funds an introduction to procedures available to pursue legal claims when affected by securities fraud.

21 May 2015

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Aviva completes Social Housing Fund arrangement in North Wales

Lindsay Sharman
Global asset manager Aviva has completed a new funding arrangement for 177 affordable homes in Wales.

21 May 2015

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New minister must tackle local government deficits, says Joanne Segars

Lindsay Sharman
Priorities for the new local government minister include tackling deficits, according to findings of a recent survey by the NAPF

21 May 2015

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Investment governance – what a dog's dinner

Richard Butcher
Richard Butcher faces the challenges of a trustee and provides a helpful aide to ensure the answer is always at hand

20 May 2015

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BlackRock launches new fund for DC schemes

Lindsay Sharman
BlackRock has launched a new fund to help defined contribution schemes construct default solutions that comply with the new regulations around charge caps.

15 May 2015

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Welcome Dr Altmann!

Ian Neale
Ian Neale placates the unease towards a new pensions minister

15 May 2015

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Ros Altman appointed new pensions minister

Lindsay Sharman
Pensions expert and economist Dr Ros Altmann has been appointed the new pensions minister, taking on the role from Liberal Democrat MP Steve Webb, who lost his seat in the general election.

14 May 2015

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AON conference outlines key pensions issues

Lindsay Sharman
Pension fund members need extra support and a one-size fits all approach is no longer enough, according to experts from global insurer and risk manager, AON.

14 May 2015

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All Change For Pension Scheme Accounts

Craig Coulter
Craig Coulter disusses the three significant changes brought by the revised SORP.

08 May 2015

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New auto-enrolment service for SMEs launched

Lindsay Sharman
Pensions specialist Johnson Fleming has launched two new solutions for the UK's small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as increasing numbers reach their auto-enrolment staging dates this year.

07 May 2015

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Falkirk pension fund to benefit from social housing grant

Lindsay Sharman
A multi-million pound grant for a social housing initiative in Falkirk, Scotland has been brought forward, generating additional income for the council's pension fund.

07 May 2015

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Global debate on fossil fuel divestment heats up

Lindsay Sharman
Fossil fuel divestment is hitting the headlines once again this week.

07 May 2015

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You can't cram for your retirement

Peter Nicholas
AHC's Peter Nicholas asks why is it we need to learn some lessons the hard way?

01 May 2015

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Trade bodies join forces to call for independent retirement savings commission

Lindsay Sharman
British Insurers (ABI) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) make the case for a standing independent retirement savings commission.

01 May 2015

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Hayman appoints Spence & Partners for DB Scheme

Lindsay Sharman
Spence & Partners announced their appointment by the Hayman Limited Retirement Benefits Scheme for their fully integrated DB scheme management service.

30 April 2015

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PMI announces new council members for 2015

Lindsay Sharman
The PMI election results are as follows...

30 April 2015

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Batten down the hatches, it's election time

Emma Adair
Cardano's Emma Adair lays out the possibilities of the upcoming election and what this may mean for UK pensions.

27 April 2015

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Freedom, choice and transaction costs

Richard Butcher
Richard Butcher highlights the overlooked issues and costs of April's changes.

27 April 2015

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Political parties need long term pension plans, says NAPF

Lindsay Sharman
The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has urged the major political parties to consider the long term when it comes to pensions.

24 April 2015

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Trade association appoints Now: Pensions to oversee auto enrolment

Lindsay Sharman
The NFRN chooses Now: Pensions to provide high quality low cost pensions

23 April 2015

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Tesco cuts to DB pension scheme 'not surprising'

Lindsay Sharman
A senior financial consultant has said he is "not surprised" that Tesco plans to close its DB pension scheme.

23 April 2015

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Dude, where's my yield?

Iain North
Iain North of Aurum Funds asks whether it is right (or logical) to make investors pay for lending their money

17 April 2015

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Help for small firms with auto-enrolment

Lindsay Sharman
A five-step guide for small businesses that miss their auto-enrolment deadline has been launched by workplace pensions provider Now: Pensions.

17 April 2015

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NAPF responds to FCA's DB to DC transfers consultation

Lindsay Sharman
The NAPF has responded to the FCA consultation which sets out their revised regulatory approach to advice on DB to DC transfers.

16 April 2015

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New qualification for pensions transfers

Lindsay Sharman
A new pensions qualification has been launched for pensions professionals wishing to offer advice on pension transfers.

16 April 2015

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New Japan Head for AXA IM

Lindsay Sharman
AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) today announces the appointment of Francisco Arcilla as Head of Japan.

10 April 2015

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Online daily valuation system, So what?

Alan Collins
Alan Collins looks at how daily updates could improve scheme efficiency.

10 April 2015

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BlackRock appoints independent governance committee for pension schemes

Lindsay Sharman
A new committee has been appointed by BlackRock to oversee contract-based workplace pension schemes for UK clients.

09 April 2015

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NAPF research programme explores impact of pension freedoms

Lindsay Sharman
The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has published research findings on what pension savers (aged 55-70) plan to do with their retirement in the light of new pension freedoms.

09 April 2015

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Cyber Security – Who's hiding in plain sight?

Monica Cope
Veratta's Monica Cope urges all to check how they protect their information from cyber crime.

02 April 2015

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Pension schemes fear new accounting rules could raise costs

Lindsay Sharman
One fifth of pensions professionals fear that the new Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) for pension scheme accounting could raise the cost of preparing statutory accounts, according to a recent survey.

01 April 2015

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RWC launched Japan Focus Fund

Lindsay Sharman
Investment manager RWC Partners has launched RWC Nissay Japan Focus Fund, which has day one investors totaling approximately $40m with a significant pipeline.

01 April 2015

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Deloitte draws up seven-point Trustee checklist

Lindsay Sharman
With less than a week to go before the pension reforms come into force on 6 April, Deloitte has drawn up a checklist for pension scheme trustees.

01 April 2015

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F&C Investments appointed by Dutch supermarket pension fund

Lindsay Sharman
Coop Pensioenfonds has appointed F&C Investments, part of BMO Global Management, to manage its liability matching portfolio.

26 March 2015

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Pension guidance phone line launched

Lindsay Sharman
Pension Wise, a phone line from HM Treasury to give guidance ahead of April's pension reforms, opens two weeks before the changes take effect.

26 March 2015

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Pension Protection Fund sells £150m stake in Harworth Estates Property Group

Lindsay Sharman
The PPF has sold its stake in Harworth Estates, the property group split from UK Coal, back to Coalfield Resources.

26 March 2015

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Tata Steel to close British Steel final-salary pension

Lindsay Sharman
The historic British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) is to be closed in a move that could affect about 16,000 workers.

20 March 2015

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Not in the Public Interest

Ian Neale
Ian Neale looks at the cons of selling annuities in return for a lump sum

20 March 2015

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Newton appoints non-executive board directors

Lindsay Sharman
Newton Investment Management, part of BNY Mellon, has announced the appointment of Henrietta Jowitt and Susan Noble as independent non-executive directors to its board.

19 March 2015

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Chancellor confirms pension changes in Budget 2015

Lindsay Sharman
Chancellor George Osbourne announced a cut in the Lifetime Allowance (LTA) and an extension to pension freedoms to 5m annuity holders, in his final budget before the general election.

19 March 2015

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One size doesn't fit all

Neil Copeland
Neil Copeland of Spence & Partners looks at the barriers of DB Mastertrusts and seeks to find an alternative.

13 March 2015

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London Assembly votes to divest from fossil fuels

Lindsay Sharman
The London Assembly has today passed a motion calling on City Hall and the London Pension Fund Authority to divest from fossil fuels.

12 March 2015

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Image for Morgan Advanced Materials appoints BlackRock to manage £200m assets

Morgan Advanced Materials appoints BlackRock to manage £200m assets

Lindsay Sharman
The trustees of Morgan Advanced Materials' pension schemes - The Morgan Pension Scheme and The Morgan Group Senior Staff Pension and Life Assurance Scheme - have appointed BlackRock as fiduciary manager for their combined assets of around £200 million.

12 March 2015

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MPs call for independent pensions commissions

Lindsay Sharman
The Work and Pensions Committee, the group of MPs appointed by the House of Commons to examine the Department for Work and Pensions, has recommended establishing an independent pensions committee to advise on future policies.

12 March 2015

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Pension Schemes Bill receives Royal Assent

Lindsay Sharman
The Pension Schemes Bill has received Royal Assent to become official legislation ahead of freedom and choice taking effect from 6 April.

06 March 2015

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Anyone for Ping Pong?

Peter Nicholas
Peter Nicholas realises the scope of online communications and how the pensions industry could benefit.

06 March 2015

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Pension funds play key role in Eurostar buy out

Lindsay Sharman
A group of British pension funds have secured 10 per cent of rail company Eurostar as the UK government sold off its share of the company for GBP 585.1m.

05 March 2015

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Danish funds to divest from fossil fuels

Lindsay Sharman
Danish academics, engineers and lawyers are set to vote on divesting their €32bn (£23bn) pension funds from the fossil fuels that drive climate change.

05 March 2015

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Defined Benefit: Where do we go next?

Steve Berkovi
Cardano's Steve Berkovi looks at the options for Trustees when faced with the question: to buy-in or to buy-out?

27 February 2015

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AXA Wealth launched new planning model

Lindsay Sharman
AXA Wealth is to launch a new financial planning model in response to the planned pension reforms in April.

27 February 2015

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Pensions commission needed to tackle pension uncertainty

Lindsay Sharman
A new report has called on the government to introduce a new independent pensions commission to help savers to secure adequate retirement income.

26 February 2015

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Deloitte launched defined benefit pensions master trust

Lindsay Sharman
A multi-employer pension plan specifically for defined benefit (DB) schemes has been launched by Deloitte.

26 February 2015

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Control freaks versus pensions flexibilities

Debbie White
Debbie White highlights the concerns raised by fellow director at PASA asking: Are we ready for April?

20 February 2015

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MPs' pension pot under threat from 'carbon bubble'

Lindsay Sharman
The GBP 478million Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund is in danger of taking a financial hit if they do not divest from fossil fuels, a group of MPs and Lords has warned.

20 February 2015

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EU launches landmark green paper

Lindsay Sharman
The European Commission has launched its landmark project to unlock funding for businesses in Europe.

20 February 2015

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UK Pensions Minister calls for new pensions department

Lindsay Sharman
The government should form a new department to incorporate pensions, long-term savings and care, according to pensions minister Steve Webb.

19 February 2015

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Governance is key

Richard Smith
Richard Smith of Spence and Partners reflects on the issues discussed at the recent ACA conference and discusses the road ahead for pensions.

13 February 2015

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UK pension funds push for responsible investment

Lindsay Sharman
Sixteen of the UK's largest pension funds have joined forces to ensure asset managers fulfil the promises they make regarding responsible investment.

13 February 2015

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Lancashire fund to administer fire fighters pension schemes

Lindsay Sharman
A pension scheme for Merseyside fire fighters will be administered by the Lancashire Pension Fund from April this year.

12 February 2015

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Largest African pension fund chooses Standard Bank

Lindsay Sharman
Africa's largest pension fund, GEPF, has chosen Standard Bank to provide a full range of investor services for its R1.5-trillion of assets under management. 

12 February 2015

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14 Months and Counting, It's Time to Act!

Dennis Mincher
Veratta's Dennis Mincher calls on Scheme advisors to take action regarding the impending contracting-out deadline.

06 February 2015

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New pension freedoms are "chaotic" says deVere CEO

Lindsay Sharman
The chief executive of the deVere Group has raised concerns about the implementation of the Freedom & Choice agenda, announced by the Chancellor George Osbourne in 2014.

05 February 2015

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Trade union trustee adopts FTSE benchmark

Lindsay Sharman
An independent trustee of Lighthouse Pensions Trust, which provides pensions schemes designed for auto-enrolment for employers including major trade unions, has announced it is to formally adopt the FTSE UK DC benchmarks.

05 February 2015

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End of the line for NAPF and PMI merger

Lindsay Sharman
The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) and the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) have announced that the two organisations will not be merging

05 February 2015

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LGPS Governance puzzle

Colin Richardson
PTL's Colin Richardson looks at the difficulties all LGPS administrators will face before April

30 January 2015

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PASA highlights top demands on administrators

Lindsay Sharman
Reform and policies announced in last year's budget will present the greatest challenges to pension fund administrators, according to The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA).

29 January 2015

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ECB quantitative easing announcement provokes mixed response

Lindsay Sharman
Industry experts are divided over whether the impact of the larger than expected quantitative easing plans announced by the European Central Bank (ECB) will be positive.

29 January 2015

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4.8m at risk after pension reforms, says NAPF

Lindsay Sharman
A new report from the National Association of Pension Funds has found uncertainty prevails around what to do with pension savings after pension reforms begin in April.

29 January 2015

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Bedfordshire joins Glasgow in fossil fuel commitment

Lindsay Sharman
The University of Bedfordshire has become the second higher education institution in the UK to commit to not investing in the fossil fuel industry.

23 January 2015

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Freedom of Movement

Ian Neale
Ian Neale debates the issues surrounding flexi-access between schemes. Are transfer restrictions beneficial or a hindrance?

23 January 2015

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F&C Investments expands emerging markets debt team

Lindsay Sharman
F&C Investments has hired two senior members to its now eight-strong emerging markets debt (EMD) team.

22 January 2015

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Prudential Retirement completes fifth reinsurance transaction with Rothesay Life

Lindsay Sharman
Prudential Retirement has announced a transaction with Rothesay Life that will provide reinsurance of longevity risk to eight pension schemes.

22 January 2015

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It's the End! (Of Contracting Out)

Catrina Browne
Catrina Browne of Spence & Partners discusses the imminent separation of HMRC from GMPS.

16 January 2015

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NAPF disappointed with EIOPA's work on solvency

Lindsay Sharman
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) should be addressing more pressing issues than a solvency system for pensions, according to the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF).

15 January 2015

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BlackRock launches alternative to physical real estate

Lindsay Sharman
BlackRock has launched the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) that is an effective substitute for physical real estate.

15 January 2015

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Emerging markets present good opportunity for 2015

Lindsay Sharman
Emerging markets expert Ashmore has urged investors to keep sight of the big picture despite global volatility in the year ahead.

15 January 2015

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Is it really 2015 already?

Peter Nicholas
AHC's Peter Nicholas urges pension funds to inform members of the impact of Budget2014.

09 January 2015

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Change afoot for New Year

Lindsay Sharman
The influence of the general election, changes to regulation, and ongoing challenges with auto-enrolment are some of the issues facing the industry for 2015, according to experts across the sector.

08 January 2015

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M&G Investments acquires £173.4million Gala Bingo Portfolio

Lindsay Sharman
International investments manager M&G has completed a sale and lease back deal with Gala Leisure Limited on a portfolio of 47 bingo clubs.

08 January 2015

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Sucden sales experts join new foreign exchange service

Lindsay Sharman
Two former Sucden Financial employees have been hired by IS Prime, a foreign exchange brokerage service launched at the end of 2014.

08 January 2015

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Christmas is coming – was 2014 what you expected?

Emma Adair
Emma Adair of Cardano looks back on another big year for pensions

19 December 2014

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M&G funds £4.9billion of private financing deals

Lindsay Sharman
Diversifying funding sources has been a driving force behind investors' re-financing decisions this year, according to investment manager M&G Investments.

18 December 2014

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Global survey finds investors confident despite market risks

Lindsay Sharman
A survey of institutional investors that collectively manage $31trillion in assets has found confidence is high across the globe when it comes to meeting long-term objectives.

18 December 2014

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Cutting edge DB service helps trustees simplify process

Lindsay Sharman
A new fully-integrated and tailored scheme management service for Defined Benefits (DB) pension schemes has been announced by Spence & Partners, a UK pensions actuaries and administration specialists.

18 December 2014

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Are all Christmas Sandwiches the Same?

Iain North
Iain North of Aurum Funds makes a case for hedge funds as a risk reducer, arguing that some critical analysis easily separates the bad apples from the rest of the bunch.

12 December 2014

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Allianz Global invests in refinancing of student accommodation

Lindsay Sharman
Diversified global investment manager, Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI), has invested £119.7 million in the refinancing of the student accommodation project at the University of Exeter.

11 December 2014

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Half of industry expects DB schemes to miss April deadline

Lindsay Sharman
Most defined benefit schemes will miss the April 2016 deadline for accurate assessments of members' guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) rights, according to new research.

11 December 2014

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Industry body announced new board

Lindsay Sharman
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has announced one new board member and retained three directors after this year's election.

11 December 2014

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The implications of the potential Aviva / Friends Life tie up

Mike Spink
Mike Spink of Spence and Partners reflects on the announcement of the potential mega deal between Aviva and Friends Life.

05 December 2014

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First stage of ground-breaking pension partnership launches

Lindsay Sharman
Lancashire County Pension Fund and the London Pensions Fund Authority have announced the first stage in the development of a ground-breaking Asset and Liability Management Partnership.

05 December 2014

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NAPF publishes global withholding tax relief guide

Lindsay Sharman
A plain-speaking guide to global withholding tax and tax relief on cross-border securities investments has been launched by the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF).

05 December 2014

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State pension to rise above inflation rate

Lindsay Sharman
The basic state pension is to rise by around double the rate of inflation, the government has confirmed.

05 December 2014

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US students demand divestment from fossil fuels

Lindsay Sharman
Students in Washington took part in the largest on-campus demonstration in the history of the divestment movement to demand that administrators divest from fossil fuels.

01 December 2014

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HSBC Pension Scheme awards mandate to independent asset manager

Lindsay Sharman
Fulcrum Asset Management this week announced it has been appointed to help manage HSBC's £20bn pension scheme.

28 November 2014

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NAPF survey shows shift towards stewardship

Lindsay Sharman
Pension schemes are placing more importance on stewardship when it comes to the selection of asset managers, an annual survey from the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has found.

28 November 2014

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Savers could be missing out on £90,000

Lindsay Sharman
Savers could be missing out on as much as £90,000, as a result of the way pensions contributions are calculated, according to NOW: Pensions - a subsidiary of ATP, one of Europe's largest pension schemes.

28 November 2014

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Managing risk in the digital fridge

Roisin McKeever
Roisin McKeever of Veratta discusses the digital challenges facing companies in the modern information age. 

28 November 2014

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Debunking the myth around small pension pots

Girish Menezes
Girish Menezes argues that transferring small pension pots from employer to employer is not always the most efficient action

21 November 2014

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IFM wins Landmark infrastructure mandates

Lindsay Sharman
One of the largest pension funds offered by a local authority has awarded a major infrastructure investment mandate to IFM Investors.

21 November 2014

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Trade association director to head up NEST

Lindsay Sharman
Otto Thoresen, the director general of the Association of British Insurers, is to become the new chairman of the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) in February.

21 November 2014

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What divides us

Ian Neale
 Ian Neale reflects that the removal of age discrimination in pensions is still an ongoing process.  

13 November 2014

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Image for Ever had one of those days? I wonder how many I have left.

Ever had one of those days? I wonder how many I have left.

Peter Nicholas
Despite having spent more than 25 years in the business Peter Nicholas realises it was time to consider his own retirement. 

13 November 2014

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PMI launches guide on pension administration agreements

Lindsay Sharman
The Pensions Management Institute has launched a best-practice guide for pension administration agreements.

13 November 2014

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Campaign from L&G to get people talking money

Lindsay Sharman
Money and financial planning is a taboo subject in the UK still, despite an aging population, longer working lifespan and recent changes to annuities, new research from Legal and General has found.

13 November 2014

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Image for Rothesay Life announces £185m Makro bulk annuity

Rothesay Life announces £185m Makro bulk annuity

Lindsay Sharman
Rothesay Life has completed a bulk annuity with a pension scheme for former staff of the cash & carry chain, Makro.

13 November 2014

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Pension Funds Online showcases new fund benchmarking tool

Lindsay Sharman
The NAPF conference wasn't just a success for Bob Geldof and Steve Webb, the PFO team made an impact showcasing the website and the new features.

07 November 2014

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Code of Practice 3 – Funding plans made to measure

Angela Burns
The Pensions Regulator implemented a revised version of Code of Practice 3 for funding defined benefit pension schemes.

07 November 2014

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UN secretary general advises pension funds to divest from fossil fuels

Lindsay Sharman
The United Nations has become the latest voice calling on pension funds to cut investments in oil companies and other fossil fuel businesses in a bid to tackle climate change.

06 November 2014

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Lack of competition despite growth for fiduciary management, says KPMG

Lindsay Sharman
The UK fiduciary management market has seen mandates almost double year-on-year, according to latest figures from KPMG.

06 November 2014

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Non-disclosure agreements are an 'outrage'

Lindsay Sharman
Questions have been raised about the fairness of non-disclosure agreements between asset managers and pension funds.

31 October 2014

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Pensions minister outlines vision for future

Lindsay Sharman
Next year's pension reform is a beginning and not an end, according to Pensions Minister Rt Hon Steve Webb.

30 October 2014

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Altmann urges UK to re-think older workforce

Lindsay Sharman
Embracing older workers is the way forward for businesses, according to the Government's business champion for older workers Dr Ros Altmann.

30 October 2014

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We need more transparency around fiduciary management

Richard Dowell
Cardano's Richard Dowell calls for fiduciary managers to provide a proof statement for Trustees

27 October 2014

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Danish get tough on hedge funds

Lindsay Sharman
New rules to clampdown on the pensions industry's dealings with hedge funds are being introduced in Denmark.

23 October 2014

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Greens call for fossil fuel divestment

Lindsay Sharman
Green Party MP Caroline Lucas has called on the £487m Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund to pull its investments out of fossil fuels and shift them to sustainable sources.

23 October 2014

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NAPF announces six-point manifesto

Lindsay Sharman
The creation of an independent retirement savings commission, commitment to automatic enrolment, and a reduction of tick-box regulation will form part of the NAPF agenda for the forthcoming year.

23 October 2014

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Data cleansing: the dullest topic or the most vital?

Colin Richardson
PTL's Colin Richardson argues the benefits of cleansing data and what can be improved by doing so. 

17 October 2014

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Poor IT to blame for Government deadline preparation shortfall

Lindsay Sharman
Two out of three pension professionals blame poor IT for the lack of preparation to meet the Government's Guaranteed Minimum Pension (GMP) deadline, according to new research.

16 October 2014

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Image for BlackRock tie up with Aon Hewitt to target defined contribution plans

BlackRock tie up with Aon Hewitt to target defined contribution plans

Lindsay Sharman
Investment consultancy Aon Hewitt is partnering with BlackRock to target defined contribution plans.

16 October 2014

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African investment is the future,' Sir Bob tells NAPF conference

Lindsay Sharman
Fund managers were urged by Sir Bob Geldof to focus their attention on Africa instead of China at this week's annual conference of the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF).

16 October 2014

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Welcome news from the PPF

Alan Collins
Alan Collins discusses the benefits of the reduction in next years PPF levy, but warns that this is not cause for complacency.

10 October 2014

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Danish investors back €1bn energy saving infrastructure

Lindsay Sharman
A new infrastructure fund focussing on European and US energy assets has received DKK8bn (€1.05bn) from six Danish pension funds and two banks.

09 October 2014

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Plans to increase retirement age

Lindsay Sharman
Government plans to increase the retirement age by six months per year have been announced this week by pensions minister Steve Webb.

09 October 2014

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 LPFA backs public sector pensions merger

Lindsay Sharman
One of the UK's largest public sector pension funds has spoken out in support of London Mayor Boris Johnson's calls for a merger of all public sector pension funds.

09 October 2014

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Breaking the Pain Barrier

Tom Nimmo
Tom Nimmo compares the challenge of implementing "good process" to the tough grind of a half marathon. But the results of achieving both are worthwhile.

03 October 2014

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Hedge funds trimmed by top pension funds

Lindsay Sharman
Two of the UK's largest pension funds are reducing exposure to hedge funds to the tune of several billion.

02 October 2014

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"No support for pension reform without levy" says IAPF

Lindsay Sharman
Proposed reforms to the second-pillar pension system in Ireland are unlikely to gain support – unless the Irish government abolishes the 0.15% pensions levy, according to the Irish Association of Pension Funds (IAPF).

02 October 2014

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Osbourne announces pension "death tax" to be scrapped

Lindsay Sharman
Chancellor George Osbourne has announced plans to abolish the so-called death tax on pensions.

02 October 2014

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KPIs – Key Performance Indicators or Know People's Intentions? 

John Reeve
Premiers' John Reeve tackles the issue of KPIs in relation to the evolving DC landscape. He asks which KPIs are appropriate and how should they be dealt with?

26 September 2014

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Industry veteran to head Pensions Infrastructure Platform

Lindsay Sharman
The UK's National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has appointed industry veteran Mike Weston as chief executive of Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP).

25 September 2014

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New UN coalition to reduce carbon footprint of 500bn dollars

Lindsay Sharman
Leading European pension funds are joining forces with the United Nations Environment Programme and its Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) to reduce the carbon footprint of $500bn of worldwide institutional investment.

25 September 2014

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Image for Scottish 'no' vote means 'yes' to tax changes

Scottish 'no' vote means 'yes' to tax changes

Lindsay Sharman
Scotland's 'no' vote for independence does not mean 'no change' for pension schemes, industry experts have said.

25 September 2014

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Getting it wrong can be costly  

Ian Neale
Recently HMRC announced scheme administrators must prove to be ''fit and proper'' before registration is approved, but what does this mean? Aries' Ian Neale finds out.

19 September 2014

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Image for NAPF names repeat offenders on remuneration

NAPF names repeat offenders on remuneration

Monique Simpson
Eight companies have been named by the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) for failing to address concerns from investors regarding remuneration packages.

18 September 2014

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LPFA to fund London housing development

Monique Simpson
The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) has been appointed to finance 85% of a housing project in East London.

18 September 2014

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Passive funds could improve pension scheme returns

Monique Simpson
Large pension funds could get an additional £3.8m return per year if they invest through passive funds rather than active funds because they are cheaper and perform better, research has revealed.

18 September 2014

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PPF panels: a big leap forward

Alan Collins
Spence & Partners' Alan Collins says that communication has been key to improving service and having the panels and the PPF work together allowed issues to be dealt with immediately.

12 September 2014

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Altmann urges closer collaboration between public pension funds

Monique Simpson
UK public pension funds should work closer together to reduce deficits and mitigate against recent monetary and political decisions that have negatively impacted the industry, a pensions expert has said.

12 September 2014

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EU names UK's Jonathan Hill as financial services commissioner

Monique Simpson
The European Union (EU) has appointed Lord Jonathan Hill as the new financial services commissioner.

12 September 2014

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NEST restrictions to be lifted

Monique Simpson
The annual contribution limit and transfer restrictions on the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) will be removed in April 2017, the UK Government has confirmed.

12 September 2014

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Digital addiction

Peter Nicholas
"Digital dependence is here to stay," says AHC's Peter Nicholas, but how is the pensions industry reacting to this?

05 September 2014

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FRC fines Mazars £2m for pension advice failings

Monique Simpson
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has ordered UK accountancy firm Mazars and one of its partners to pay almost £2m for failing to give good advice to the trustees of the First Quench pension fund.

05 September 2014

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Dutch pension scheme for architects hires fiduciary manager

Monique Simpson
Dutch pension fund Stichting Pensioenfonds voor de Architectenbureaus has appointed F&C Netherlands as its fiduciary manager.

05 September 2014

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Schemes increasingly adopt fiduciary management despite "myths"

Monique Simpson
Pension schemes are continuing to take up fiduciary management despite some of the myths that still surround it, says Aon Hewitt.

01 September 2014

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Image for Greater Manchester Pension Fund hires commercial property manager

Greater Manchester Pension Fund hires commercial property manager

Monique Simpson
The Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) has awarded a £750m mandate to LaSalle Investment Management.

28 August 2014

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Keep your eye on the ball and follow through

Adam Sewell
KBPR's Adam Sewell discusses how pension professionals can complete a successful PR exercise to help them stand out in a crowded industry.

28 August 2014

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DC schemes to change default investment strategy design

Monique Simpson
Nearly 66% of trustees are looking to change their default strategy within the next 18 months following the Budget 2014 pension reforms, according to research by SEI.

27 August 2014

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Pension schemes face busy end to 2014

Monique Simpson
UK pension professionals face an "exceptionally" busy period as they return from the summer holidays to deal with the consequences of the 2014 Budget changes, Aon Hewitt has said.

27 August 2014

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Reckless conservatism

Kevin Gundle
"The lasting impact of certain events of 2008, as well as the tsunami of subsequent regulation, have pushed investors into a state of almost reckless conservatism," says Aurum Funds' Kevin Gundle.

22 August 2014

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Pension scheme funding improvements prompts new approaches

Monique Simpson
Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes should be changing their approach and diverting sponsor contributions into alternative financing strategies as schemes climb towards a healthier funding status.

22 August 2014

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Lehman Brothers FSD case reaches settlement

Monique Simpson
The Lehman Brothers pension scheme is set to pay full retirement benefits to its members to avoid entry in to Pension Protection Fund (PPF), following a settlement agreement worth £184m.

21 August 2014

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Image for Western United Group Pension Scheme completes £500m buy-out

Western United Group Pension Scheme completes £500m buy-out

Monique Simpson
Trustees of the Western United Group Pension Scheme have completed a £500m buy-out with Rothesay Life.

21 August 2014

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Promotion or relegation?

Kevin Burge
Likening pensions to football, Spence & Partners' Kevin Burge explores which of the recent pensions initiatives will be promoted and which will be relegated next May.

15 August 2014

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Guidance guarantee not enough, say 62% of pension schemes

Monique Simpson
Most pension schemes believe that the guidance guarantee that was announced in Budget 2014 will not provide adequate support for defined contribution (DC) members ahead of retirement, research by Mercer has revealed.

14 August 2014

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Four million workers have auto-enrolled, says TPR

Monique Simpson
More than four million workers have now been auto-enrolled into a workplace pension, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has revealed.

14 August 2014

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Top firms spend 37p out of every £1 on DB deficits

Monique Simpson
FTSE 350 firms pay 37p out of every £1 they spend on pension provision on reducing existing defined benefit (DB) pension deficits, Barnett Waddingham has found.

14 August 2014

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Beware a wounded Regulator

John Reeve
"My fear is that a wounded Regulator is a dangerous thing," says Premier's John Reeve as the Regulator recently revealed it failed in its target of improving the management of DC arrangements.

01 August 2014

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BoE examines structural trends in investment allocation by pension funds

Monique Simpson
The Bank of England (BoE) has published a discussion paper which examines trends in the investment decisions of insurance companies and pension funds.

31 July 2014

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TPR's DB funding code comes into force

Monique Simpson
The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) latest defined benefit (DB) code of practice comes into force today.

29 July 2014

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Image for Transatlantic DC members' retirement confidence remains low

Transatlantic DC members' retirement confidence remains low

Monique Simpson
Retirement confidence remains alarmingly low among defined contribution (DC) scheme members in the US, UK and Ireland, State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) has found.

29 July 2014

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Re-framing pensions

Monique Simpson
The Government has re-framed pensions as long-term savings plans, rather than as a package that pensioners swap for their salaries, says Aries' Ian Neale.

25 July 2014

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Independent organisations to give "guaranteed guidance"

Monique Simpson
The UK Government has announced that the guaranteed guidance on pensions choices will be provided by independent organisations rather than pension schemes or providers.

25 July 2014

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Image for PPF "sails smoothly" towards self-sufficiency goal

PPF "sails smoothly" towards self-sufficiency goal

Monique Simpson
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is 90% likely of being financially self-sufficient by 2030, the lifeboat fund said as it reported a £2.4bn and a funding ratio of 112.5%.

23 July 2014

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Charity sector's largest pension liabilities rose by 14.5% in 2012/13

Gareth Jones
The charity sector's largest pension liabilities grew by 14.5% in 2012/13, according to data from a UK charity financial information provider.

23 July 2014

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Pensions turned upside down?

Kevin Burge
Spence and Partners' Kevin Burge looks at the changing pensions landscape in the UK and Australia and asks who is right?

22 July 2014

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ShareAction calls for more accountability and transparency in pensions

Monique Simpson
The UK's private pension providers' duties should be enshrined into law to ensure accountability and transparency, campaign group ShareAction has said.

17 July 2014

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"Intelligent" approach needed to improve LGPS

Monique Simpson
The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) should not be treated as a "homogenous whole" by the Government, the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has warned.

16 July 2014

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FTSE 100 pension scheme deficit falls by £16bn

Monique Simpson
The total deficit in FTSE 100 pension schemes has decreased by £16bn to £60bn in the year to 31 March 2014, JLT Employee Benefits has said.

16 July 2014

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The school report – value for money?

Peter Nicholas
"Just like high school students, not all pension members are the same," says AHC's Peter Nicholas as he talks about member communications.

11 July 2014

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Image for TPR publishes guides to improve public service pension standards

TPR publishes guides to improve public service pension standards

Monique Simpson
Two new "quick guides" have been published by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to help public service pension schemes to govern and administer themselves effectively.

10 July 2014

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Companies are overpaying pension schemes, says PwC

Monique Simpson
Companies are overpaying into their pension schemes by £9bn a year because they are not taking advantage of improving market conditions, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has said.

09 July 2014

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Loomis appoints fiduciary manager

Monique Simpson
Loomis UK Limited pension scheme has appointed Russell Investments as fiduciary manager for the scheme.

08 July 2014

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Suspect defence and volatile strikers...

Iain North
"A core principle that remains constant between football teams and portfolio management is the ability to evolve, while applying consistent philosophies and integrity," says Aurum Funds' Iain North.

04 July 2014

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Image for Stewardship important to scheme members despite higher cost

Stewardship important to scheme members despite higher cost

Monique Simpson
Most (53%) pension scheme members would prefer their employer to choose a provider demonstrating strong stewardship activity, even if it is 10% more expensive, the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has said.

03 July 2014

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UK DB scheme deficits increase

Monique Simpson
The deficit of all UK private sector defined benefit (DB) pension schemes has increased by £71bn over the last 12 months, JLT Employee Benefits has said.

01 July 2014

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Law Commission clarifies fiduciary investment duties

Monique Simpson
Pension fund trustees should only take ethical or environmental, social or governance (ESG) issues into account if they are "financially material" to the performance of an investment, the Law Commission has said.

01 July 2014

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ETFs - Every Trustee's Future?

Simon Riviere
PTL's Simon Riviere takes a closer look at the pros and cons of exchange traded funds and asks if trustees should be considering them.

25 June 2014

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Pensions discount rate increases to 4.5%

Monique Simpson
The average accounting discount rate for FTSE 100 pension obligations increased by 0.1% to 4.5%, Barnett Waddingham has revealed.

25 June 2014

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Image for Dutch pension funds' average funding ratio reaches three-year high

Dutch pension funds' average funding ratio reaches three-year high

Monique Simpson
The average funding ratio of Dutch pension funds increased to 112% in May 2014, the highest level since April 2011, De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) has said.

24 June 2014

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DB schemes' self-sufficiency targets are unreliable

Monique Simpson
UK defined benefit (DB) schemes may need to find new strategies as current self-sufficiency targets do not provide the required degree of stability and certainty, Aon Hewitt has said.

24 June 2014

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