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Mercer makes appointments following JLT acquisition

Mercer has announced a series of appointments following the acquisition of JLT. Mercer’s parent company, Marsh & McLennan Companies, agreed to acquire JLT late last year. The new appointments span

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Costas Yiasoumi joins UK pension de-risking team at Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Costas Yiasoumi as a senior director in its UK pension de-risking transaction business. Yiasoumi, who is well-known in the pension de-risking market, has spent more

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UK government presses ahead with pensions dashboards

A long-awaited feasibility report into pensions dashboards and proposals for implementation have finally been released. New free, user-friendly pensions dashboards would allow savers to access their information from most pension

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Mercer puts Benoit Hudon in charge of UK wealth

Pensions consultancy firm Mercer has appointed Benoit Hudon as its new head of wealth in the UK. In his new role, Hudon will be responsible for the implementation and delivery

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Aon comes to the aid of the AA in bulk annuity purchase

Aon has advised the AA’s pension scheme on its first bulk annuity purchase. The AA Pension Scheme is undertaking a gradual de-risking programme. As part of this approach, it has

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B&CE brings in Redbond as IT director

B&CE, provider of The People’s Pension, has appointed David Redbond as its new director of IT. Redbond joins B&CE with a wealth of experience, having worked in a number of

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TPR uses new enforcement powers for first time

Fraudsters, poorly performing trustees and rogue employers are being tackled through the use of a wider range of The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) powers. TPR’s latest quarterly compliance and enforcement bulletin

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FCA and TPR warn public of pension scammer tactics

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) have launched a new campaign to tackle pension scams, as the latest figures reveal that victims of pension scammers lost

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FTSE350 pension gap has more than halved, finds Mercer

The accounting deficit of defined benefit pension schemes for the UK’s 350 largest listed companies decreased from £72 billion at the start of 2018 to £32 billion on 31 July,

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Pensions dashboard petition edges closer to 87,000 signatures

Support for the pensions dashboard is growing, with almost 87,000 signatures already gathered in protest against work and pensions secretary Esther McVey’s reported decision to scrap the project. The petition