A round-up of pensions and investment stories published across the FT Group – from debt-stricken Detroit brokering a deal for its retired police and firefighters, to concerns over a fall in Eurozone inflation.
A catch-up on the statement of recommended practice for financial reporting issued for consultation today by the Pensions Research Accountants Group, including enhanced disclosure requirements on investment risk and valuation.
The retirement flexibility brought about by the Budget has left many schemes wondering how to best implement the at-retirement options introduced.
Video: Joanne Segars, chief executive of the National Association of Pension Funds, discusses the implications of last month's Budget on schemes, including its retirement guidance guarantee, in the latest edition of Policymakers and Decision-makers (5:12).
Transport union RMT has reignited calls for all Transport for London employees undertaking work on a contract basis to be allowed to join its defined benefit pension fund.
A round-up of pensions and investment stories published across the FT Group – from the Japanese government pension fund causing unease among investors, to the PPF facing a big financial hit from UK Coal.
The London Pensions Fund Authority is strengthening its in-house investment capabilities in order to reduce investment costs and diversify further into illiquid assets.
The Selex Pension Scheme has extended the functionality of its online pensions software as it seeks to drive engagement among its members.
Pensions Expert can reveal the companies shortlisted for the 15th annual Pension and Investment Provider Awards. The winners will be announced on May 21 at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel.
Building materials manufacturer Lafarge has more than doubled its contributions to its UK pension fund after scheme and sponsor negotiated a beefed-up recovery plan to tackle the funding deficit.
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