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Budgeting wisely: The Cheviot Trust CEO Ellie McKinnon

Budgeting wisely: The Cheviot Trust CEO Ellie McKinnon

The Cheviot Trust is a not-for-profit organisation established in 1930 by the Law Society to enable small law firms to provide pensions for their staff. The fund, which has £337.2m under management comprises a law-associated master trust which has around 100 employers as well as 15 final salary schemes.

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From DB to DC:

From DB to DC:

will the Budget cause a flurry of scheme member migration?

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PPF reports £2.4bn surplus

PPF reports £2.4bn surplus

The Pension Protection Fund has increased its likelihood of becoming financially self-sufficient by 2030 to 90% after reporting a £2.4bn surplus in the fund.

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Government discards DB to DC transfer ban

Government discards DB to DC transfer ban

Members of defined benefit (DB) schemes will be allowed to transfer in to defined contribution (DC) plans in order to make use of new Budget freedoms, the government has confirmed.

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Maximising growth through fixed income investing

The past few years have seen an increasing focus on de-risking among defined benefit pension funds as they look to reduce risk and prepare for an eventual buyout. However, trustees must understand that the growth part of the portfolio remains crucial.

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The GPS of global markets

With summer comes a vacation, and with a vacation comes a journey. No journey is complete without packing the GPS and checking weather conditions. Similarly, no risk-minded investment is complete without first checking the financial climate – currently placid, although history suggests it could soon turn – and reviewing the GPS of global markets.

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18 July 2014

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