UK - London's Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) has put the investment consulting mandate for its £425m pension fund out to tender.
A spokesperson for RBKC said the move was part of a wide investment strategy review. The consultancy role is currently held by Punter Southall subsidiary, P-Solve.
Fund valuations are expected from the various parties involved by the end of the month, with the successful bid to be appointed by March 2008.
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers