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One in four executives taking cash in lieu of pensions

The number of FTSE 250 executives taking taxable cash supplements instead of pensions has risen, according to a survey, as the way high-earners receive benefits has changed in light of lower lifetime and annual allowance limits.

The Weekly Wrap: July 18 edition

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A round-up of pensions and investment stories published across the FT Group – from schemes pouring money into alternative assets, to Philadelphia's attempts to shore up its underfunded pension plan.



Plus the week in numbers:

  • Institutional investors have invested £596.5bn in direct property
  • Assets managed by the 100 biggest alternative fund groups rose by 6%
  • Almost 15m people could be actively saving in private sector pension schemes by 2030


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In this week's social media comment Money Box's Paul Lewis takes on the pensions minister.

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Cyber attacks pose huge risk to portfolios

On the go: Two of the UK’s highest-profile pension schemes have urged fiduciaries to pay more attention to the impact of cyber breaches on the performance of companies they invest in.

Aegon and Nest join list of authorised master trusts

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