US - The California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) has announced it is looking for an accounting consultant team.
The winning tender will be appointed for 2.5 years, with the option to extend for a further year. It will be expected to provide business and technical consulting, accounting planning, policy development, treatment, internal control and reporting services.
Submissions must be made by the deadline of 8 September, with a final decision to be taken in October.
Jonathan Stapleton asks whether newly-accredited professional trustees should be a statutory fixture on pension scheme boards.
Savers are being warned by the Insolvency Service to guard their pension pots from investment scammers and negligent trustees as it winds up 24 companies.
Respondents say they should only be required in certain situations as the system is not broken.