Refinancing in the current economic climate: our expectations of trustees and sponsoring employers

As much of the business world seeks to bounce back from the COVID pandemic, new macroeconomic challenges are presenting themselves that may make refinancing more challenging for sponsoring employers. In his latest blog, David Fairs considers the risks of refinancing to the employer covenant and the actions trustees and sponsoring employers should take to ensure member benefits are protected.

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Why trustees do have influence in the shift to UK net zero

The risks and opportunities arising from climate-related change are an area of increasing focus for pension trustees. But what can trustees really do given the scale of the challenge. David Fairs, The Pensions Regulator’s Executive Director of Regulatory Policy, Analysis and Advice explains how schemes can and must make a difference in the transition to a net zero economy.   

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