Latest articles from Angus Peters

University employers write to staff ahead of strikes

Representatives of the UK’s universities have written an open letter to staff asking them to reconsider strikes over issues including pensions, planned to begin later this month.

Micro-buyout specialist announces first deal for textile merchant

News On the Go

On the go: A textiles company from Bradford has successfully achieved a buy-in for £9.3m of its defined benefit liabilities with Canada Life after an auction with three bulk annuity insurers.

Greens manifesto to force fossil fuel divestment for public schemes

News On the Go

On the go: Public sector pension funds would be required to divest from fossil fuel-related companies under a government led by the Green Party, which has released a manifesto packed with controversial pension reforms.

Is this the end for lay trustees?

Is this the end for lay trustees?

Building momentum for consolidation could boost governance but threatens cognitive diversity.

Court approves BA trustees' pension increase settlement

News On the Go

On the go: Trustees of British Airways’ defined benefit schemes have had a settlement allowing them to pay discretionary increases approved by the High Court.

DB deficit shrinks over October

News On the Go

On the go: UK defined benefit schemes are edging closer to the funding needed to buy out the Pension Protection Fund-level benefits, according to an update from the lifeboat fund.

Global Pensions Wrap: November edition

Ken Fisher

A round-up of the pensions industry stories published across the FT Group – including Mercer’s warning to fund clients over redemptions at Fisher Investments and the Swiss central bank’s ‘essential’ negative interest rate policy.

Superfund delays are ‘egregious waste’ of investors’ capital

The chief executive of The Pension SuperFund has hit out at the government, over its failure to agree a regulatory framework for defined benefit consolidation despite ministers having encouraged the creation of the sector in the first place.