- Published on: 13-12-2019
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Christopher Woolard has been appointed as interim chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) by the Treasury.
Woolard, who will replace Andrew Bailey on 16 March following his departure to become governor of the Bank of England, has served as the FCA’s executive director of strategy and competition, and is an executive member of the FCA board
Proposed changes to the AA pension scheme could see staff retirement income "slashed" by 49.8 per cent, according to the GMB union
The number of people arranging appointments and using the digital service with Pension Wise increased by 49 per cent in 2018/19, according to the Money and Pensions Service (Maps)
PLSA policy lead for investment and stewardship, Caroline Escott, explains why ESG issues will continue to be at the forefront of the agenda in 2020
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
Laura Blows speaks to PMI president Lesley Carline about how the institute is continuously adapting to cater to evolving industry requirements
In May 2019, the Brick Development Association completed a buy-in for its legacy deﬁned beneﬁ t pension scheme with Legal & General, insuring the £1.7 million of beneﬁts for its 13 members. Jack Gray speaks to the scheme trustee and employer about the challenges faced as a small scheme, the process preceding the deal completion, and why it was close to never happening at all
Telent and Rothesay Life recently conclude the largest bulk annuity deal in UK history, completing a full buyout with the GEC 1972 scheme worth £4.7 billion, in September 2019. Jack Gray speaks to Telent pensions director, Pete Harris, its CIO, Alan Goodman, and Rothesay Life co-head of business development, Sammy Cooper-Smith, about how this unique deal was completed