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The local government pension pools for the South West and Midlands are actively hiring senior managers to lead and develop the innovative structures.
There is no reason to be pessimistic about the pensions challenge confronting the nation says former Bank of England governor, Lord Mervyn King.
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This week's top stories included British Steel trustees rejecting an "unviable plan" to rescue the scheme, and Baroness Ros Altmann calling on the government to amend section 75 debt regulations.
Industry believes equipping trustees with the right skills to tackle pension fraud will be more effective than extra legislation.
The Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) decision to appoint an administrator for British Home Stores (BHS) independent of Sir Philip Green has been "vindicated" says Frank Field.
The British Steel scheme's trustee board has turned down Edmund Truell's proposal to save the fund, calling it an unviable plan that would expose members to "unacceptable risk".
Legal & General (L&G) has appointed Costas Yiasoumi and Chris DeMarco to its pension risk transfer business.
The Association of British Insurers' (ABI) pension and investment transfers group has unanimously voted for Tom McPhail to take over as chairman.
The collective defined benefit (DB) deficit could be slashed by £25bn if schemes used more accurate longevity assumptions, according to Club Vita.
TPT Retirement Solutions has revealed its updated senior boards as part of a bid to improve its defined benefit (DB) consolidation services.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has appealed to pension funds to tackle high executive pay in FTSE 350 companies.
Administration costs for British Home Stores (BHS) are £1.3m higher than estimates given last June according to documents published by the Work and Pension Committee (WPC).
The half of fiduciary managers that have not yet submitted initial data for the IC Select industry performance standard now face a set deadline of 28 February.
A growing number of businesses are failing to enrol their workers in a company pension scheme on time according to figures from Aviva.
The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) has announced Tony Poulter will take over from Joanne Segars as chairperson.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose to 1.6% in December on the back of falls in sterling following the Brexit vote, its highest level in two years.
This week we want to know what is the hardest type of pension fraud to stop and what action would best tackle it.
Punter Southall has promoted Guy Plater, Martin Hunter and Mark Poyner to principal after demand for its actuarial and investment consulting grew.
Zurich has completed a £300m longevity hedge swap with an undisclosed pension scheme of a small firm, marking its fifth such deal in 13 months.
Entries are now being accepted for this year's Pension Scheme of the Year Awards.
The government has missed out by failing to amend "draconian" section 75 debt regulations and tax relief for lower paid earners, Baroness Ros Altmann has said.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) discriminated against younger judges by forcing them to leave their final salary scheme while protecting older judges, an employment tribunal has ruled.