• 18 October 2019

    We advise the Trustees of the Asda Group Pension Scheme on £3.8bn buy-in

    We are delighted to announce that we have successfully advised the Trustees of the Asda Group Pension Scheme, on its recent £3.8bn buy-in with Rothesay Life Plc. This will secure the benefits of over 13,000 members. The buy-in has been secured in anticipation of a full buy-out of the Scheme in the next 20 to 24 […] More

  • 18 July 2019

    We’ve joined the Diversity Project to help make a positive change

    We are delighted to announce that we have become members of the Diversity Project, whose aim is to recruit, nurture and retain the first truly diverse generation of Savings and Investment professionals. The Diversity Project believes that recognisable and measurable progress can be achieved over a five-year time frame. They aim to achieve diversity across all […] More

  • 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