Wandsworth Council Pension Fund has set its sights on leading a London-wide collective investment vehicle to drive down costs, rather than a forced merger, pensions committee documents have revealed.
News analysis: The Pensions Regulator's draft contribution requirements could have a significant impact on schemes and providers by pressuring them to help police employer contributions under auto-enrolment.
Essex Pension Fund has produced a map to help predict employer insolvency after a liquidation left it saddled with orphan liabilities.
A round-up of the pensions industry stories published across the FT Group – from a Supreme Court ruling that could make life tricky for scheme advisers, to the impact of the tough funding climate on the Pension Protection Fund.
Aviva is the latest insurer considering a trustee-type governance committee for its group personal pension to drive up standards and make its operations more cohesive.
The European Commission has stepped back from its summer deadline for publishing a new Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision, as more national pension fund associations voice scepticism over its timeframe.
News analysis: Legal experts are split on whether changes to the takeover code coming into effect today have any impact on the power of pension schemes whose sponsors are the target of a merger or acquisition.
The government has said a “black and white” debate about differences in governance standards at contract and trust-based schemes is an unwelcome distraction from ensuring high standards across all arrangements.
The Principles for Responsible Investment has fleshed out the details of the mandatory elements of its revised reporting framework, as it attempts to “demystify” the process ahead of its rollout later this year.
The £8.8bn West Yorkshire Pension Fund has kicked off plans for a series of roadshows later this year to communicate to its almost 100,000 active members changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme.