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This week's articles include:
- Gender pay gap: Investment and law firms have the highest gender pay gaps among pension-related firms reporting, finds James Phillips
- DB funding: TPR's annual statement marks a shift towards protecting scheme members, primarily at the expense of shareholders, says Stephanie Baxter
- Fund management: A Blackrock survey reveals corporate and public sector defined benefit schemes are on increasingly diverging paths. Kim Kaveh explores the data
- Data protection: The General Data Protection Regulation will have a wide-ranging impact on pension funds. Jay Doraisamy and Mark Prinsley say there is still time to take action ahead of 25 May
- Interview: B&CE turned 75 in October last year. Jonathan Stapleton speaks to Patrick Heath-Lay about how the not-for-profit provider has evolved since it was founded in 1942
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.
Local Pension Partnership Administration (LPPA) has become the latest organisation to join the Pension Scams Industry Group (PSIG) forum.
Two-thirds of UK fund managers are reducing investments in companies that fail on diversity and inclusion scores, according to a survey by Edelman.
England and Wales have seen a fourth successive week of increasing excess death figures as the countries battle through the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.