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Pensions Expert webinar: DC pensions in an ESG-focused world

Pensions Expert’s upcoming webinar, sponsored by Aberdeen Standard Investments, will delve into the world of defined contribution schemes and how these can cope with the new environmental, social and governance requirements.

One more week for industry leaders to step forward

PE Pipa 2021 (teaser)

The Pension and Investment Provider Awards are offering entrants a further week to submit their bids to the judging panels, with a final deadline set for March 12.

PIPA 2021: Judging panels announced

PE Pipa 2021 (teaser)

The Pension and Investment Provider Awards welcome their first virtual judging panels, drawing on a wealth of industry experience to pick out standout performers in the pensions industry over the past year.

PIPAs on hunt for Covid-defying performances

PE Pipa 2021 (teaser)

Pensions Expert’s annual awards are open for entries, with judges imploring providers that have not hid behind Covid excuses and managers that have truly set themselves apart on sustainability to come forward for consideration.

Webinar: Pension Protection Fund 2020 purple book

The Pension Protection Fund will be publishing its annual analysis of the defined benefit sector on December 2, presenting a picture of the industry as the country was going into lockdown.

PIPA 2020: Top managers feature in Guide to Good Pensions

Investment managers pushing the envelope on performance, service and innovation are being celebrated this month in the second part of the Pension and Investment Provider Awards 2020.

Best scheme services providers revealed

Market leaders in performance, innovation and service have been unveiled as the scheme services categories of the Pension and Investment Provider Awards are announced.

Global Pensions Wrap: August 24 edition

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A round-up of the top global pensions stories from the FT group this week, from schemes ramping up pressure for gender disclosures, to a California pension moving to join the Facebook governance lawsuit.

What falling sterling means for pension funds

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Podcast: It has been a rocky few months for sterling, with the currency falling more than 7 per cent since May. In this podcast, Shoqat Bunglawala, head of Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s global portfolio solutions business, and Simeon Willis, chief investment officer at XPS Pensions, discuss the main reasons behind the decline, and what it means for pension funds.

Tackling the 'long tail' of underperforming smaller schemes

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Podcast: The Pensions Regulator’s latest defined contribution survey revealed that only 4 per cent of micro schemes and 1 per cent of small schemes are meeting all of the watchdog’s governance standards. David Fairs, TPR's executive director for regulatory policy, analysis and advice, has previously described the "long tail" of underperforming smaller schemes as "unacceptable". In this podcast, Mr Fairs talks to Pensions Expert about what the survey's findings mean, and how the DC landscape might change.