UK - Barclays' communications campaign for its Afterwork pension scheme is in line for a second prestigious award.
Afterwork, which won the international Dalton Pen Communications Award of Merit in May, is shortlisted for the internal communications category at the Institute of Public Relations Excellence Awards on Monday.
Barclays will share the award with the communications agency Church, which provided it with consultancy on posters, decision guides, factsheets and letters.
PTL has appointed Karein Davie as a client director in its Birmingham office.
The level of interest rate hedging increased to £29.5bn of liabilities in the second quarter as pension funds continued to de-risk, according to BMO Global Asset Management's research.
UK inflation has risen for the first time since November to 2.5% in July, up from 2.4% in June, thanks to rising fuel costs and the price of computer games.
The number of DB pension scheme trustees targeting a buyout with an insurer has increased significantly in the past five years, latest research from Willis Towers Watson shows.