UK - An online discussion forum for local authority pension managers has been set up by communication consultants Anthony Hodges Consulting.
The website – which can be found at www.lapw.com – aims to encourage debates on issues of specialist interest to the Local Authority Pension Fund.
The development follows last year’s launch of pensionwebcommunity.com – a general discussion forum for pension scheme managers.
Middlesborough Borough Council Teesside Pension Fund pensions manager Mike Hopwood said: “In local authority life we do have unique needs and at times I would like more scheme-specific dialogue about local authority matters.
“There are around 98 other authorities and if enough of us start communicating we’ll have a forum that makes life a lot easier.”
The new forum will only be available to vetted local authority scheme managers so as to ensure privacy of information.
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