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Pensions Newsletter - Winter 2017

Schroders' quarterly Pensions Newsletter looks at themes and issues affecting UK pension schemes


In this issue

Better defined cashflows for better defined benefits

Find out how "cash-driven investing" (CDI) can provide growth and stability to help pension schemes meet their funding liabilities.

Trustees should get ready for turbulence in the year ahead

With bumpier asset prices apparently here to stay, we look at three ways that Trustees can prepare themselves for an environment which looks set to remain fraught with political risk. 

Funding levels: Brexit slump Trumped

Donald Trump's surprise election as US president and better-than-expected UK economic news helped pension scheme funding levels to bounce back in the final quarter of 2016. 

Costs and charges: a key part of the value for members debate

Costs and charges will move up the agenda this year as the industry awaits the outcome of a Financial Conduct Authority consultation on the issue.