Latest articles from Angus Peters

Mercer adds diversity to manager selection criteria

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On the go: Investment consultancy Mercer’s manager selection team is to downgrade fund managers whose teams lack diversity, after it published a paper questioning less diverse group's ability to avoid groupthink.

Schemes missing £1.2bn ESG-led member engagement opportunity

Communicating the good that trustees’ investment decisions do in the world could motivate younger workers to increase their pension contributions by £1.2bn a year, new research has found.

Amid Brexit chaos, RPI end could rock pensions

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Editorial: Welcome to the September issue of Pensions Expert, one which comes amid untold levels of turmoil in the world around us.

Aegon and Nest join list of authorised master trusts

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On the go: Nest, the master trust set up by the government to back auto-enrolment, has received authorisation from the Pensions Regulator, along with four other multi-employer schemes.

‘Powerless’ employees see AE minimums as recommendations

Data Crunch: Pension savers wrongly think minimum contribution levels required under automatic enrolment are the government’s recommendation for how much to save, research has revealed.

TPR prosecutes director for information breach

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On the go: The Pensions Regulator is taking legal action against a company director for failing to provide it with information – the latest in a string of prosecutions for section 72 breaches.

Thérèse Coffey new DWP secretary after Rudd’s Brexit exit

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On the go: Suffolk Coastal MP Thérèse Coffey will take over as secretary of state for work and pensions, the government announced on Sunday, after Amber Rudd quit the role over Boris Johnson’s handling of Brexit.

Global Pensions Wrap: September 7 edition

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Chicago’s crippling defined benefit liabilities, the pro-Trump activist undone by his financial trader past, and why paying more for your Australian superfund might buy you worse performance – all the biggest pensions and finance stories from the FT’s global outlets this week.

Smart Pension and Lewis schemes get master trust authorisation

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On the go: The Pensions Regulator has authorised a further two master trusts to continue operating in the UK.