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Cushon gets Creative and doubles in size

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On the go: Pensions provider Cushon has acquired the manager of the Creative Pension Trust, in a deal that will more than double its customer base and assets under management.

DB superfunds can offer employers 10% in savings

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On the go: Employers that transfer their defined benefit pension schemes into consolidator vehicles such as Clara-Pensions and The Pension SuperFund could make savings of up to 10 per cent, according to new Hymans Robertson research.

High Court hands De La Rue victory over £20m pensions bill


De La Rue, the banknotes manufacturer, has avoided adding £20m to its pension scheme’s liabilities after a judge ruled in its favour over how certain members’ deferred benefits should be revalued.

Slash EU red tape and use pension money to level up, Aviva boss says

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On the go: The government should use Brexit to loosen insurance regulation in order to “put our country’s pension funds to national use”, Aviva chief executive Amanda Blanc has said.

Lord Myners, author of institutional investment study, dies aged 73

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On the go: Lord Paul Myners, a city grandee who investigated institutional investment for the Labour government in 2001, has died.

Multimillion-pound pension fraud suspect changes plea to guilty

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On the go: A defendant charged with participating in a multimillion-pound pension fraud has changed his plea to guilty at a hearing.

Just two bulk annuity insurers are signed up to UK Stewardship Code


Only Aviva and Scottish Widows have signed up to the UK Stewardship Code out of the eight bulk annuity insurers, new LCP research has highlighted.

Former shadow pensions minister Jack Dromey dies aged 73

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On the go: Former shadow pensions minister Jack Dromey, MP for Birmingham Erdington, has died at the age of 73.

Field blasts lack of support for plumbers faced with huge DB debts


The Work and Pensions Committee has warned the government that “much more needs to be done” to support small plumbing businesses being faced with potentially crippling debts to the industry’s multi-employer defined benefit scheme.

Jaguar scheme opts for forestry and farmland

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The Jaguar Pension Plan has invested in agriculture and timber funds in a bid to diversify its portfolio and develop its exposure to opportunistic private markets.