- Published on: 15-05-2019
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The Bank of England (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) vote, which saw members voting to cut interest rates, could mean a difficult 12 months for pension schemes.
In the first vote in three years, two out of nine members of the MPC voted to reduce interest rates by 0.25 per cent after the BoE predicted slower long-term growth than expected
Industry professionals have called for reform in the way people save for retirement as the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed an increase in self-employed and older workers
Defined contribution pension schemes moving to master trusts could see cost savings of up to 20 per cent, according to analysis by Hymans Robertson
The number of workers newly auto-enrolled into a workplace pension scheme continues to be outweighed by the number of those not enrolled, according to the latest statistics from The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
The head of a charity and trustee of its pension scheme has admitted defrauding the scheme out of more than £250,000
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
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