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This week's articles include:
Inflation: The Treasury will soon consult on moving the calculations behind RPI to match another index. James Phillips looks at the proposal and its potential impact on pension schemes
Defined benefit: As one of the biggest IFA firms withdraws from the transfer market, Kim Kaveh gauges views on how the move will impact scheme de-risking plans
Fund management: The vast majority of schemes with a long-term funding target are focused on self-sufficiency over buyout, according Aon research. Holly Roach reports
Panel: PP's expert Brexit advisory panel discusses the key considerations for schemes ahead of the UK's potential exit from the EU
Risk reduction: While buy-ins can provide an immediate reduction to liability values, schemes are in danger of retaining key risks and storing up problems, says Jos Vermeulen
Taxpayers could be forced to fund the £8bn Railway Pension Scheme deficit following the renationalisation of the railway system.
Any weakening of the sponsor covenant arising from the Covid-19 crisis is likely to have the most challenging impact for pension schemes, according to March's Pensions Buzz respondents.
Coronavirus Blog: PASA issues admin guidance; TPR says be open to DRC suspensions; General levy increase cancelled
In this live blog, Professional Pensions brings together all the latest news on the industry's response to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as regulatory and legal updates.
This week’s top stories included a call on the Treasury to relax pension rules to help enable saving after the coronavirus crisis, and the industry’s call for clearer guidance from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) on managing Covid-19.
Royal London’s independent governance committee (IGC) report revealed investment performance for all workplace pension customers in 2019 was above its target.