The Baptist Union of Great Britain has established an employer group to develop a strategy for plugging the scheme’s increased deficit.
Local government pension schemes will enjoy greater flexibility with their investment arrangements, guidance on forthcoming regulation indicates, but concerns remain about the scope for government intervention.
Trustee boards should be assessing their risk of cyber attack and taking steps to protect member data and scheme assets, the chief executive of the Pensions Regulator has said.
Emerging market debt is high up on the shopping list for investors despite fundamentals not having changed much, so what has caused this renewed appetite for the asset class?
Analysis: Following the Pension Protection Fund’s news of yet another record deficit in defined benefit pensions, many schemes can expect to gear up for challenging funding negotiations, amid growing fears for company dividends.
The Royal Mail Pension Plan has diversified the alternatives investments in its portfolio, adding new private debt and infrastructure funds, while almost eliminating its exposure to equities in one of its sections.
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Eight panellists discuss the new defined contribution code of practice, the future of free guidance and the role of behavioural finance.
In the third DC Debate of 2016, seven defined contribution experts reveal their thoughts on automatic contribution increases, small businesses which mean business, and the possibility of Nest entering the decumulation market.
Video: As the Bank of England has cut rates and launched into a new round of quantitative easing, what are the effects on pension schemes and where can they seek cover? Aon Hewitt partner Lynda Whitney gives answers.
Video: Jay Shah, head of origination at specialist insurer Pension Insurance Corporation, and Susan Anyan, client director at professional trustee company Capital Cranfield, break down the impact of Brexit on schemes' ability and desire to derisk.
Video: The UK's vote to leave the EU is having a major impact on markets and has created legal uncertainties. Partner at Allen & Overy Jane Higgins, and senior partner at Aon Hewitt John Belgrove, explain what schemes can do to position themselves well.
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