Scapa sticks to risk management strategy with Pie

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Adhesive tape manufacturer Scapa has carried out a pension increase exchange exercise, in its latest move to manage the cost and risk of its legacy defined benefit scheme.

Life events key to engagement, report finds

Moving house, getting a job or starting a family could be the best moments to get people saving, a new report says, but stresses the risks of engagement and continued role of default options.

Government follows Cridland on state pension age

The government has announced its intentions to implement the recommendations of the Cridland report, bringing the state pension age from 67 to 68 seven years ahead of schedule.

Retail platforms review could be 'benchmark' for institutional side

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The Financial Conduct Authority has kick-started a review into retail platforms to understand if the fast-growing market provides value for money to consumers, as some have called for extending its scope to the institutional side.

Environment Agency fund in surplus with ESG

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Strong investment returns have lifted the Environment Agency Active Pension Fund into surplus, as it challenged the industry to collaborate to improve uptake of environmental, social and governance-related strategies.

Locum GPs call for pensions admin overhaul

Locum GPs are calling for an overhaul of their pensions administration as sporadic correspondence and scant communication cause confusion.

Comment & Analysis

Why every investor needs to consider climate change

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The reporting of climate and financial information could soon be mandatory, says Redington's Robert Gardner.

How to get your scheme dashboard ready

Geraldine Brassett

Now is the time for schemes to start focusing on data quality to prepare for the pension dashboard, says Geraldine Brassett from the Pensions Administration Standards Association.

Videos & Podcasts

A closer look at the main parties' pension proposals

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Podcast: From a double lock to a flexible state pension age, Malcolm McLean, senior consultant at Barnett Waddingham, and Edward Brown, partner at law firm Hogan Lovells, discuss the pension policies the political parties have proposed in their manifestos ahead of the election on June 8.

DB green paper: Can it strike a balance?

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Video: What do businesses say about the defined benefit green paper's focus on regulation, and where do unions have concerns about member protection? Rachel Smith, principal labour market economist at the Confederation of British Industry and Tim Sharp, policy officer at the Trades Union Congress, give their views.

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