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Demand for professional corporate sole trustees set to soar
The UK's pensions industry can expect to see “significant growth” in demand for professional corporate sole trustee (PCST) appointments this year, new research suggests.
Wednesday 9th February 2022
Record year for pension de-risking forecast in 2022
This year is set to be the biggest on record for pension scheme de-risking in the UK, with £65bn of bulk annuity and longevity swap transactions forecast.
Wednesday 26th January 2022
TPR launches consultation on new CDC pension code of practice
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has today launched a consultation on a new code of practice for the authorisation and supervision of collective defined contribution (CDC) pension schemes in the UK.
Tuesday 25th January 2022
IFoA supports boost to pension guidance
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has given its support to a cross-party group of MPs calling on the UK government to do more to boost uptake of pensions guidance and advice.
Wednesday 19th January 2022
Bulk annuity market set for buoyant 2022
Insurers may show a heightened appetite for entering the bulk annuities market next year after a slow start in 2021, according to the latest analysis.
Tuesday 7th December 2021
Regulations set to lead to pension trustee shortage
More than three-quarters of UK employers expect pension trustees to consider retiring due to an onslaught of regulatory and legislative change, research by the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has uncovered.
Monday 22nd November 2021
One-third of UK pension schemes to set climate risk targets
A third of UK pension schemes have set, or are in the process of setting, targets to reduce their exposure to climate-related risks, but a similar proportion do not plan on doing so themselves.
Wednesday 17th November 2021
Huge increase in pension schemes with over £1bn
There has been a 90% increase in the number of UK pension schemes with over £1bn in assets since 2013, research by Barnett Waddingham has uncovered.
Wednesday 10th November 2021
Direction of travel for defined benefit schemes
Those running defined benefit schemes need to determine their end-goals – and how they will get there, says Costas Yiasoumi
Wednesday 3rd November 2021
An old age problem
As their populations age, developing countries will face issues over the sustainability and adequacy of their pensions, says Seda Peksevim
Wednesday 3rd November 2021