UK Pensions

Back to homepage
News UK Pensions

Climate change risk ‘needs’ to be factored into pension scheme investment strategies

Pension trustees must incorporate climate change risk assessment into their investment strategies, a new report from Pinsent Masons and the University of Leeds has argued. The report, Managing Climate Risk

News UK Pensions

Strikes over USS pension changes suspended

Planned strikes over changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) have been called off after members of the University and College Union (UCU) voted by two to one to accept

News UK Pensions

Bentley workers consider strike action over pensions

Bentley Motors workers at the luxury car maker’s Crewe headquarters have backed industrial action in a consultative ballot over plans to close its defined benefit pension scheme, according to the

News UK Pensions

Fast Pensions placed into provisional liquidation

Fast Pensions and five other companies involved in the operation of workplace pensions have been placed into provisional liquidation following a hearing at the High Court. The Insolvency Service sought

News UK Pensions

Better investment and salary exchange can tackle cost of minimum contributions

The significant cost increases that will come from the rise in minimum contributions set to take place tomorrow can be mitigated through shifting pension schemes to improved investment arrangements and

News UK Pensions

Automatic enrolment minimum contributions set to rise

The next stage of automatic enrolment will take place on 6 April, with minimum contributions set to rise from 2% to 5%. The 3% rise in minimum contributions will see

Around the World European Pensions News UK Pensions

Hymans Robertson appoints Alistair Russell-Smith as head of corporate defined benefit practice

Pensions and risk consultancy Hymans Robertson has named Alistair Russell-Smith as head of its corporate defined benefit practice. Russell-Smith, who joined Hymans Robertson in 2000, has been a partner for

News UK Pensions

FTSE 100 defined benefit pension schemes enjoy deficit drop

Favourable market conditions and significant sponsor contributions helped drive a 32% reduction in the estimated FTSE 100 defined benefit pension scheme deficit over the year to the end of June

Around the World European Pensions News UK Pensions

JLT Employee Benefits rolls out buyout comparison service

JLT Employee Benefits has launched a new buyout comparison service and monitoring tool that allows companies and trustees to receive regular bulk annuity quotations from insurers in the marketplace. The

News UK Pensions

DWP issues defined benefit whitepaper

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) issued its whitepaper on defined benefit pension schemes yesterday. Recommendations centered on protecting pension pots from the kind of situations that struck Carillion