The biggest stories this week were an all-star group of witnesses called to give evidence on BHS and the secretary of state saying powers to interfere in the LGPS would only be used sparingly.
1. BHS scheme advisers and lawyers summoned to give evidence as part of parliamentary inquiries The advisers to both the BHS pension schemes and Arcadia are among those who have been summoned to give...
Another week-on-week increase in the number of deaths with Covid-19 mentioned on the death certificate has brought total excess deaths since the beginning of the second wave to 5,000.
Smart has launched a retirement product in a bid to help guide members and bridge the advice gap.
Scheme funding in the defined benefit (DB) universe has worsened, but the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) remains confident it can tackle the challenges ahead, it says as it launches its 2020 Purple Book.
Debenhams’ pension schemes are continuing in Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment after administrators failed to rescue the company from collapse.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the November 2020 estimates on the various measures…