Latest articles from Angus Peters

Trustees green-light RSA takeover after securing guarantees

News On the Go

On the go: Trustees of defined benefit schemes belonging to UK insurer RSA have accepted a proposal to split the company’s parent group in two, in exchange for new offers of covenant enhancement.

PPF fraud fund can be used to compensate scam victims

The Pension Protection Fund will be allowed to pay compensation to the victims of some pension scams, after a High Court judge ruled its Fraud Compensation Fund would apply to schemes used for pension liberation.

RPI decision timing ‘risks volatility’

News On the Go

On the go: The long-awaited outcome of a consultation on replacing the retail price index of inflation is set to be published on November 25, but investors have warned that the government’s timing risks violent market reactions.

UK to issue first green gilts in 2021

News On the Go

On the go: The UK government is to issue its first green sovereign bond in 2021, alongside tough new measures on sustainability reporting for companies.

Regulator urges sign-up to new anti-scam pledge

News On the Go

On the go: The Pensions Regulator has urged pension providers, trustees and administrators to sign up to a new pledge to protect members from the growing threat of scams.

Minister pledges more power for trustees to vote own shares

News On the Go

On the go: The minister for pensions and financial inclusion has endorsed a recommendation for the creation of a government-led working group to increase the power pension schemes have to direct engagement with investee companies on sustainability issues.

BHS exec scheme next to achieve PPF-plus outcome

News On the Go

On the go: The defined benefit scheme for senior management at defunct retailer BHS has bought out its benefits, allowing the plan to exit the Pension Protection Fund’s assessment period.