Latest articles from Stephanie Baxter

Redundancies cause threefold rise in member requests at BA

Redundancies at British Airways coupled with members’ concerns about the security of their pensions have significantly increased the workload of its administration team, which has prompted the schemes to set up a communication plan to deal with the issue.

McCloud to delay LGPS progress on pensions dashboards

The McCloud reform will create challenges for Local Government Pension Scheme funds to provide information for the pensions dashboards, with a delay that could take up to three years.

Looming exit payment cap puts extra strain on LGPS funds

A cap on exit payments for public servants could be in place as soon as the end of the year after the Treasury laid down draft regulations in July, but it may have serious consequences for local authority pensions.

Widows switches into ESG fund as integration becomes standard

Scottish Widows has aligned a chunk of its pension portfolios with the transition to a low-carbon economy, as the integration of environmental, social and governance factors emerges as a competitive driver in the commercial defined contribution sector.