- Published on: 15-05-2019
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Optimum Capital has been referred to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and ordered to pay the complainant £2,000 by The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO), after it breached its fiduciary duties. The complainant, ‘Mr E’, referred Optimum to TPO after it failed to act on his pension transfer request
The Strathclyde local government pension scheme (LGPS) has once again being urged to liquidate its oil and gas investments
The pension industry needs greater stability in the position of Work and Pensions (W&P) Secretary to drive initiative and investment, Altus principal consultant, Will Watling has said
PPI senior policy researcher, Lauren Wilkinson, discusses the link between ill-health early in life and lower wealth in retirement
Nest is introducing a new death benefit option that will allow its members to remove their pension pots from inheritance tax consideration
The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) has said that it is facing pressure from the government to stop using active fund managers, following the Woodford scandal.
An executive of the UK’s largest public sector pension scheme told the Financial Times that analysis from Hymans Robertson in 2013 had found that the scheme could save up to £230m a year in investment fees and £190m in transaction costs if it dropped active managers
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
Laura Blows speaks to the Pension Protection Fund's chief financial officer Andy McKinnon about the latest version of the PPF's Purple Book
UK-based pension schemes with a strong overseas parent may consider themselves lucky, and while having it may initially seem beneﬁcial, regulatory and cultural hurdles may oﬅen prove oﬀ-putting for a foreign parent. Theo Andrew weighs up the pros and cons of an overseas parent company
Many medical conditions that could force individuals out of work
altogether or absent for long periods of time, signiﬁcantly hampering
their attempts to save for retirement, are eﬀectively invisible to onlookers.
David Adams looks at the scale of this problem and what employers and
policymakers could do to improve the situation
Eli Lilly and Company, the global pharmaceutical business, has a DB pension scheme with around 6,500 members, including 700 active ones. Jack Gray speaks to Lilly director, pensions and beneﬁts, Julie Osman, about the scheme’s member outcomes, the challenges facing its trustees and its road to self-suﬃciency