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This week's articles include:
- Scheme Excellence Series: Last year Tesco replaced its DB scheme with a low-cost DC arrangement targeting investment strategies that push the boundaries of typical DC funds. Stephanie Baxter explores why the award-winning scheme breaks the mould
- Pensions Buzz: Cost and a lack of information are behind many retirees' decisions to shun advice
- Future of NEST: DWP's consultation into the future of NEST has generated contrasting responses about whether it should enter the at-retirement product market
- Economy: Increased uncertainty around Brexit could lead to a prolonged period of low economic growth like that experienced by Japan. Charlotte Moore looks at what this will mean and how it can be prevented
- Pension freedoms: Freedom and Choice was designed to give savers more options at retirement, but some face a hard decision in order to take advantage. James Phillips explores the difficulties
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know whether you support the ruling that defined benefit (DB) trustees must equalise GMPs in past transfers.
More than £130bn of company funds are tied up in pension schemes specifically due to lower than expected levels of life expectancy improvements over the last decade, according to PwC.
XPS Pensions Group has launched a scam protection checklist to assist trustees in meeting The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) scam pledge initiative.
This week’s top stories included the rejection of an automatic guidance amendment in the Pension Schemes Bill, while The Pensions Regulator posted a sharp increase in the use of its powers.
The majority of the pensions industry agrees an eventual net-zero target should not be mandated for schemes as part of the Pension Schemes Bill, according to a Professional Pensions poll.