News

  • 11 July 2019

    Closing the Gender Pensions Gap

    Today, the Pensions Policy Institute has launched its report on the Gender Pensions Pay Gap which has been sponsored by our sister company, NOW: Pensions. The report explores why the gender pensions gap exists and suggests what could be done to close the gap. Read the report. Read the Gender Pensions Gap blog Back to […] More

  • 21 June 2019

    We won Sponsor Covenant Advisor award for the second year running

    We are thrilled to announce that we were named the Sponsor Covenant Advisor of the year, at the European Pensions awards, on Thursday 20th June. This is our second year as winners of this category and we are immensely proud for the continued recognition in the pensions industry. We were also shortlisted for the Pensions […] More

  • 3 June 2019

    House of IRM: Pension Journeys

    We are delighted to share our integrated risk management (IRM) approach ‘Pension Journeys’ in our House of IRM series. The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has for some time been advocating that pension scheme trustees employ integrated thinking. In TPR’s most recent Annual Funding Statement (2019), it again focused on taking an integrated approach. The approach revolves […] More

  • 24 May 2019

    Amazing Awards win news

    We are absolutely delighted to have won two categories at the UK Pensions Awards on Thursday 23 May 2019. The two categories: Sponsor Covenant Provider of the Year Educational and Thought Leadership Initiative of the Year (along with Cardano) The Professional Pensions awards are one of the leading industry awards in the industry and we […] More

  • 23 April 2019

    Long-term funding targets for DB pension schemes

    Richard Farr, MD at Lincoln Pensions, wrote an article addressing long-term funding targets for the sponsors of defined benefit pension schemes, for the publication Financial Director. Long-term funding targets were announced by the Pensions Regulator in its 2019 Annual Funding Statement, released in March 2019. Richard explains why long-term funding targets have arisen and what […] More

  • 5 April 2019

    We launch pensions-related restructuring services and welcome two new senior members to the team

    We are excited to announce that we have launched pensions-related restructuring services to further expand our multi-award winning specialist pensions covenant advisory business. Dan Mindel is joining as a Managing Director to focus on building our pensions restructuring business. Dan spent most of his career in the restructuring teams at EY and BDO. He brings […] More

  • 11 March 2019

    Darren Redmayne appointed to the Cardano Group Management Board

    Darren Redmayne, CEO of Lincoln Pensions has been appointed to the Cardano Group’s Management Board. Darren continues as CEO of Lincoln Pensions, the specialist founded in early 2008 and subsequently acquired by Cardano in 2016. The Cardano Group now comprises three divisions: Cardano, Lincoln Pensions, and recently announced acquisition of NOW: Pensions. The integration of […] More

  • 5 March 2019

    TPR publishes its 2019 Annual Funding Statement today

    The Pensions Regulator (TPR) publishes its 2019 Annual Funding Statement today. It covers: long-term funding target; segmentation by maturity; what TPR expects (including covenant); and TPR’s new approach. Read the Annual Funding Statement on TPR’s website. Key points for trustees and sponsors to note are: Setting a Long-Term Funding Target (LTFT) TPR reiterates the importance of trustees […] More

  • 13 February 2019

    Cardano Group agrees to acquire NOW: Pensions

    Cardano Group agrees acquisition of leading auto-enrolment provider NOW: Pensions The combined business creates a full service growth platform in UK pensions Group assets under management to exceed £25 billion The Cardano Group (‘Cardano’), the pensions risk and investment management specialist, has today agreed to acquire 100% of workplace pension provider NOW: Pensions Ltd. (‘NOW: Pensions’), […] More

  • 5 February 2019

    Pension Protection Fund Levy Certification 2019/20 – deadline approaches

    The deadline is approaching for trustees and sponsors to prepare for the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) levies and the associated certification of contingent assets in order to help manage these. Some trustees will be looking to certify group company guarantees (“Type A” contingent assets), whilst others may be seeking to value asset backed contribution (“ABC”) […] More