Latest articles from Gill Wadsworth

Is professionalism the answer to the governance dilemma?

A trend among schemes towards delegation and using professionals means the question how trustees can monitor those who advise them becomes ever more pressing.

A balancing act: Will the Lisa meet its dual objectives?

The Specialist: The Lisa's success will depend on whether it finds investments to meet both of its goals.

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Save or suffer: How to futureproof the UK’s retirement plans

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An increase in contribution levels is seen by many in the defined contribution space as necessary to ensure members have sufficient retirement income, but could there be another way to a more comfortable retirement?

Surrey sets up trigger-based framework for £90m gilt repo move

The £2.9bn Surrey County Council Pension Fund has set a framework to buy leveraged gilts upon hitting inflation and interest rate triggers, as part of a wider move into liability-driven investment.

How to bridge the retirement gender gap

News analysis: As long-term saving among women hits an all-time low, providers and advisers have urged schemes and the wider industry to cooperate in encouraging adequate retirement saving.

How SMEs can deal with a capacity squeeze

Despite regulators and advisers all compelling smaller companies to take early action, many may have left it too late to bag the industry's best AE providers.

Growth DC funds underperform derisking plans in Q2

Defined contribution (DC) funds aimed at more cautious investors approaching retirement are outperforming their more aggressive return-seeking counterparts, research from FTSE and PensionDCisions revealed.

Regulator rejects EMI precedent

The Pensions Regulator has refuted claims that any determination to resolve funding disputes at the EMI scheme would set a precedent for decisions at other beleaguered defined benefit plans.

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