- Published on: 31-01-2020
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The Pension Schemes Bill will receive Royal Assent and become law following a final parliamentary debate on amendments in the House of Lords.
Debate centred on the final House of Commons’ amendments and amendments from the House of Lords that were rejected, with the Lords agreeing with the Commons’ decisions and wording
The XPS Red Flag Index hit a record high in December 2020, with 76 per cent of defined benefit (DB) transfers showing at least one warning sign of a potential scam, representing a six-month continuous rise in the number of red flags
The National Grid UK Pension Scheme has announced plans to achieve a portfolio of assets with net-zero carbon emissions no later than 2050, or “earlier if possible”
Four Evonik pension schemes have agreed to full buy-ins with Legal & General (L&G) totalling £544m, securing the benefits of over 3,600 UK defined benefit scheme members and merging the schemes
Continued volatility in 2021 could present an opportunity for pensions risk management, with four key areas likely to "shape" the pensions de-risking landscape, according to Willis Towers Watson (WTW)
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
The Covid-19 pandemic created concerns that over-55s may raid their pension savings to plug any financial gaps caused by the crisis. However, while the initial response was calm, withdrawals are starting to rise again and the retirement saving decisions made now may have longer-term consequences, finds Laura Blows