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This week's articles include:
Regulation: The three chairmen of the Department for Work and Pensions' auto-enrolment review explain their key thinking around the future of the flagship programme. James Phillips reports
Policy: In his first major speech to the industry, pensions minister Guy Opperman outlined his key priorities and the DWP's busy agenda over the next few months. PP reports
Industry: The PLSA is seeking to overhaul its constitution, change its charging model, and involve more people in decision-making. James Phillips and Jonathan Stapleton report
Defined contribution: Schemes must improve engagement and investment strategies to cope with the dramatic change in defined contribution, writes Kim Kaveh
Pensions Buzz: PP research shows stark opposition to reduction of tax relief
The UK’s cumulative excess deaths figure for 2020 is higher now than at the previous peak of 64,600 recorded during the first wave of Covid-19, the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) says.
Trustees must be “accountable for the security of data and assets” to protect schemes and members from the risk of cyber attacks, according to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
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.