- Published on: 15-05-2019
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The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has published its timeline for the 2020 valuation of the scheme and reiterated the responsibilities for the parties involved.
The statutory deadline for the valuation to be filed with The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has been set as June 2021, with the trustee keen to avoid the scenarios seen in the 2017 and 2018 valuations, which were both filed “well after the statutory deadline had passed”
The British Medical Association (BMA) has said that “fundamental pension taxation reform” is the only long-term solution to the ongoing tapered annual allowance issues
Phoenix Group Holdings has announced its has proposed the acquisition of ReAssure Group for £3.2bn
The aggregate spending on defined benefit (DB) pensions by FTSE 350 firms has fallen by £4bn since 2018, representing the largest year-on-year fall in the last 10 years, Hymans Robertson has revealed
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