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deVere Group names new global head of fintech

Financial adviser deVere Group has named former Revolut country manager Dimitris Litsikakis as its new global head of fintech. The initial focus of Litsikakis, who starts with immediate effect and

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Aon welcomes auto-enrolment increases

Aon has noted and welcomed the increases to the legal minimum workplace pension contribution rates that took effect in the UK from 6 April. Minimum pension contributions increased to 5%

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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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AUM of world’s largest pension funds increases to $18.1 trillion, finds Willis Towers Watson

Assets under management (AUM) at the world’s largest pension funds increased in value by 15.1% in 2017 to reach a total of $18.1 trillion, according to the latest Global 300

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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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MMGPI reveals the Netherlands and Denmark as top performers

The Netherlands and Denmark are both leading the way in offering “A”-grade, world-class retirement income systems with good benefits, according to the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI). Measuring 34

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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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The Bank of New York Pension Plan appoints Hymans Robertson to advisory role

The trustees of The Bank of New York Pension Plan have chosen Hymans Robertson, to provide defined contribution investment advice to the £450 million plan. According to Hymans Robertson, the