Latest articles from Stephanie Hawthorne

More than half of small firms have switched AE provider

On the go: In a fluid market, more than half of small and medium-sized businesses have already switched their auto-enrolment provider. Most firms cited value for money or investment performance as the reason for the move.

Default fund takes on a green hue at WTW master trust

On the go: Following demand from members, LifeSight, Willis Towers Watson’s defined contribution master trust, will allocate around half of the equity investments within its default fund into environmental, social and governance investment strategies by Q4 2018.

Schemes shift attention from interest rates to inflation hedging

On the go: Inflation hedging has seen a sharp rise with activity up by 22 per cent in the third quarter of 2018, to around £24.2bn. Total interest rate hedging activity was around £29.2bn in the third quarter, a 1 per cent fall according to the BMO Global Asset Management.

New managing partner for Arc Pensions Law

Boutique law firm Arc Pensions Law has a new managing partner, Rosalind Connor, who succeeds Chris Mullen, its co-founder.