German pension fund association vows to keep fighting HBS

At this week’s Handelsblatt occupational pensions conference in Berlin, he pointed out that the holistic balance sheet approach was “really a Solvency II concept with additional regulation for occupational pensions”.


DC schemes lag behind DB in trustee headcount

Only one in 10 defined contribution schemes have appointed professional trustees, as opposed to a quarter of defined benefit schemes, according to research from Premier


QROPS Solve Expat Pension Banking Problems

Expat pensioners are suffering from the knock-on effects of tighter financial regulation following the credit crunch as British banks close overseas accounts


How to retire like a millionaire

Buying a decent annuity for your retirement usually means having a very hefty pension pot to draw upon. Another, often cheaper, solution is to remain invested