US - Leading pension funds such as CalPERS and CalSTRS are considering severing links to companies that move offshore to tax havens.
The move was debated at a meeting in New York of pension funds holding more than US$1trn in retirement savings.
One of the 22 companies under consideration of divestment by the funds is troubled US conglomerate Tyco.
The Brunel Pension Partnership has become the fourth local authority pool to receive the green light from the regulator.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are to be offered a new consolidator as the former chief of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) launches 'The Pension SuperFund'.
Martin Freeman has been hired as head of technology product and development at Smart Pension, to support the 'growing' technology product side of the business.
Tim Sharp says the government has missed some big opportunities to help workers in the DB white paper.