- Published on: 15-05-2019
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The Scottish government has introduced an interim policy that will give highly-paid NHS staff the option to get their employer pension contributions paid to them as part of their basic pay.
It hopes that the new pension measures — which will come in from 1 December 2019 and run until the end of the current financial year on 31 March 2020 — will help NHS Scotland retain highly experienced staff
Poor administration could cost schemes 2-4 per cent of their total liabilities when undertaking a bulk annuity transaction, according to Premier head of trustee secretarial services, Jay Solanki
The government plans to announce an emergency plan to allow pension tax bills incurred by doctors to be paid by the government through the scheme pays option
The University and College Union (UCU) have accused university leaders of ‘playing games’, following an open letter published by the University and Colleges Employers’ Association (UCEA) and Universities UK (UUK) which appealed to staff at the 60 institutions where industrial action is scheduled to start next Monday
Canada Life has warned that many women could face an income “shock” in retirement due to their low levels of retirement saving
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