- Published on: 31-01-2020
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The government has proposed excluding pensions from the dormant asset scheme in a consultation on its expansion into new asset classes.
Its consultation queries which asset classes should be added to the scheme, which aims to locate dormant assets and reunite them with their owner or, if that is not possible, investing in social and environmental causes
Pension fund investors must hold the directors of companies in which they invest individually accountable for the management of climate change risks, new industry guidance has said
Members of the BTRSS and BT Hybrid pension schemes are now accruing additional benefits as agreed in a 2018 pension review, following approximately 10 months' of delays
Defined contribution (DC) members between the ages of 40 and 60 should be offered a single default fund then helped to choose from a small range of investment options, according to new research
Francesca Fabrizi interviews Nick Burns, CEO, Gallagher’s Employee Benefits Consulting Division, U.K about the UK pensions industry and asks why the time for change is now
Francesca Fabrizi meets Lee Clements, director of SRI research at FTSE Russell, to discuss climate change risk in investment portfolios
Laura Blows speaks to Laird R. Landmann, group managing director and co-director of fixed income at US-based TCW, about the opportunities TCW can provide for UK pension funds
Laura Blows talks to the Society of Pension Professionals president, Paul McGlone, about both the industry's and the society's latest developments.
Alex Mitchell, Head of Tracing & Data Solutions at Capita, meets Francesca Fabrizi, Editor in Chief of Pensions Age to discuss recent trends in the pensions tracing space
Francesca Fabrizi meets Craig Scordellis, Head of Long-Only Multi-Asset Credit at CQS, to discuss what MAC strategies can offer pension schemes today
In May 2019, the Brick Development Association completed a buy-in for its legacy deﬁned beneﬁ t pension scheme with Legal & General, insuring the £1.7 million of beneﬁts for its 13 members. Jack Gray speaks to the scheme trustee and employer about the challenges faced as a small scheme, the process preceding the deal completion, and why it was close to never happening at all
Telent and Rothesay Life recently conclude the largest bulk annuity deal in UK history, completing a full buyout with the GEC 1972 scheme worth £4.7 billion, in September 2019. Jack Gray speaks to Telent pensions director, Pete Harris, its CIO, Alan Goodman, and Rothesay Life co-head of business development, Sammy Cooper-Smith, about how this unique deal was completed