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Cardano completes acquisition of Now Pensions

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On the go: Pensions risk and investment management specialist Cardano has completed the acquisition of Now Pensions, an auto-enrolment provider serving over 30,000 businesses and 1.7 million pension savers.

Guidance on GMP equalisation methodology published

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On the go: Guidance outlining the methods that schemes should use to equalise for the inequalities of guaranteed minimum pensions has been published by the GMP Equalisation Working Group.

Experian staff up contributions following education programme

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Credit score provider Experian has rolled out a pensions education programme for its staff, leading to 29 per cent of employees increasing pension contributions and 70 per cent asking for further guidance.

Nest improves member options for passing on pension pots

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On the go: Master trust Nest has introduced a death benefit option to give members greater choice about how their pension pots are passed on after death.

Pension funds totalling £367bn demand climate action

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On the go: Some of the UK’s largest pension funds, representing 4m members, are demanding asset managers take immediate action on climate change.

Global Pensions Wrap: September 14 edition

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A round-up of the pensions industry stories published across the FT Group – including protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed pension reforms, and the first signs of pension scheme consolidation impacting markets in Europe.

Nest appoints Blackrock and Amundi for private credit mandates

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On the go: Amundi and BlackRock have been appointed by master trust Nest in a bid to increase members' exposure to private credit.

Delivering value to members is about more than scheme costs

Data crunch: Low costs and charges alone do not guarantee good value for members’ pension savings, research by the Pensions Policy Institute shows.

DB funding levels fall in August

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On the go: The overall funding position of UK defined benefit schemes fell in August, according to figures released by the Pension Protection Fund on Tuesday.

Plans to downgrade RPI could cost members £30,000

Data crunch: Pensioners could miss out on an additional 6.7 per cent in retirement income if the government goes ahead with plans to downgrade the retail price index, an analysis has revealed.