UK - Software developer Comino has clinched a £230,000 deal to supply an electronic document management and workflow system for the £4.5bn West Yorkshire Pension Fund.
WYPF operations group manager Anne Turley said the system’s work management and back file methodology, combined with barcoding, would reduce response times and raise service levels to members.
Comino account manager Ahmed Surtee said: “This is the latest in a series of large deals Comino has won within the local government pension funds sector and further demonstrates our commitment to this market.”
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