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This week's articles include:
- Ombudsman: Earlier this year the Ombudsman said he would participate in appeals against its decisions where there was public need. As the first such case is decided, Helen Morrissey asks what can be expected
- Pensions Buzz: The industry believes there should be higher scrutiny of advisers post-BHS
- Interview: Hymans Robertson has won a host of awards over the past decade. Jonathan Stapleton speaks to the chairman of the firm's partnership board, John Dickson, about what is driving this success
- British Steel: There are reports that Tata Steel UK is considering closing the British Steel Pension Scheme to future accrual. Michael Klimes looks at the details
- LGPS: As the LGPS funds embark on the challenging process of pooling, there is much to be learned from the experience of their peers across the globe, writes Stephanie Baxter
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.