- Published on: 13-12-2019
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Former Work and Pensions Committee chair, Frank Field, has lost his parliamentary seat of Birkenhead after 40 years as the town's MP.
Labour's Mick Whitley comfortably won the seat in last night's General Election, with 24,990 votes compared to Field's 7,285
The Conservative Party are expected to revive the Pension Schemes Bill, as promised in its manifesto, following its victory in the General Election
The pensions industry has called for “decisive action” from the incoming government on pensions tax issues, specifically those affecting the NHS and public sector workers
Proceedings against the head of a charity and trustee of its pension scheme have been adjourned for legal reasons, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has confirmed
Pensions Minister Guy Opperman has retained his parliamentary seat of Hexham and likely his role as Pensions Minister
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
Laura Blows speaks to PMI president Lesley Carline about how the institute is continuously adapting to cater to evolving industry requirements
Due to its member-owned business structure, the Co-op operates its schemes diﬀerently to most, with a particular focus on sustainable investing. Jack Gray speaks to Co-op pensions investment and risk manager, James Giles, about the schemes’ funding levels, environmental, social and governance investment goals, and de-risking strategies
Many schemes with pension deﬁcits continue to pay shareholders dividends that vastly outweigh the amount they pay into their DB schemes to try to bring them out of deﬁcit. Jack Gray investigates whether it is the right thing to do and if there should be stricter regulations to narrow the ratio between dividend payments and deﬁcit contributions