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  • 17 October 2016

    Covenant risk specialist Lincoln Pensions becomes part of the Cardano Group

    The Cardano Group (“Cardano”), the purpose-built investment and risk specialist, today announces that it has agreed to acquire Lincoln Pensions (“Lincoln Pensions”), the UK’s largest independent covenant advisory firm. The deal brings together two leading innovators in risk management for defined-benefit pensions schemes. The two firms will provide market-leading integrated risk services to their existing […] More

  • 3 October 2016

    Richard Farr comments: pension schemes should be allowed to change benefit structures

    Richard Farr, Managing Director, commented in Pensions World, that pension schemes should be allowed to change their benefit structures. This ability to change benefit structures could keep sponsors afloat and potentially offer members a better outcome than through the PPF. Read the full article in Pensions World. More

  • 15 September 2016

    Richard Farr’s article on integrated risk management published in Pensions Expert

    Richard Farr’s article on integrated risk management appeared in Pensions Expert. The article focuses on integrated risk management which is a tool that was designed to help trustees identify and manage the factors that influence the prospects of a pension scheme meeting its objectives. Given the monumental headwinds facing defined benefit schemes, it is common […] More

  • 6 September 2016

    Richard Farr comments on the importance of thorough covenant assessments

    Richard Farr, Managing Director, comments on the importance of thorough covenant assessments, in Investment & Pensions Europe. Looking beyond recent publicised cases and post Brexit fall-out, the article looks at the overall state of DB pension schemes. The article touches on: the employer covenant and the sponsor’s ability to meet benefit obligations; structural flaws in […] More

  • 5 September 2016

    Pensions crisis a wake-up call?

    Richard Farr, Managing Director, commented in Investment and Pensions Europe, on issues around DB pension schemes. Richard suggests we need a mind-set change over the next 20-30 years which considers both the trustees and employer’s challenges alike. Experts across the industry give their views in the article written by IPE. Read the full article in […] More

  • 30 August 2016

    Comment on Brexit impact on pension shortfall

    Richard Farr, Managing Director, shared comment on the Brexit impact on pension shortfall. The article looks at the wider impact of Brexit and has comment from other industry experts too. The piece appeared in The Observer and The Guardian. Richard believes it is highly likely that people will need to work into their 80’s, before […] More

  • 4 August 2016

    Alex Hutton-Mills comments on the impact of the Bank of England interest rate

    Following the interest rate cut, Alex Hutton-Mills, Managing Director, shares comment on the likely impact for pension schemes. Alex’s comment appeared in Accountancy Live and Professional Pensions (subscription required). More

  • 2 August 2016

    Alex Hutton-Mills comments on pension deficits reaching a new high in City A.M.

    Alex Hutton-Mills, Managing Director at Lincoln Pensions commented in an article on pension deficits reaching a new high in City A.M. Read the full article. More

  • 29 July 2016

    Comment published in the Raconteur workplace pensions special report

    Darren Redmayne, Head of Lincoln Pensions, provided comment for the Raconteur special report on workplace pensions for the Times. Read the full article: Early retirement a thing of the past for UK’s 65 year olds. More

  • 20 July 2016

    Companies turn to unsustainable sources to fund DB pension schemes

    Darren Redmayne, Head of Lincoln Pensions, shared insight with City A.M, regarding unsustainable sources of cash being used by companies to fund pension scheme deficits. Read the full article published in City A.M. More