BlackRock launches new target date fund

BlackRock has launched a range of target-date funds to offer defined contribution pension scheme members greater choice ahead of April’s pension reforms.


Another peer-to-peer platform gains pension presence

UK Bond Network offers high-yield bonds in UK businesses to individual investors through an ‘auction’ platform, in effect providing alternative source of debt financing for smaller companies.


Royal London warns on British pension reforms

Looming British pension reforms that give more freedom in planning for the costs of retirement have been ill-planned and run the risk of consumers making poor financial choices


Global Pension Fund Assets Reach New Highs

Global institutional pension fund assets reached a new record of $36 trillion in 2014, according to research from professional services company, Towers Watson.