This week's top stories include reports that a deal for the British Steel Pension Scheme could be very near, while recent falls in life expectancy may not be a blip.
Also, The Pensions Regulator released new guidance on investment for defined benefit schemes, and the government is set to launch new pensions policy proposals in the near future.
A deal on separating the British Steel Pension Scheme from Tata Steel may be just two or three months away, according to reports.
Higher health and social care spending between 2000 and 2010 may have caused a blip in longevity estimates by accelerating improvements, according to Barnett Waddingham.
The Pensions Regulator has published a guide on investment for defined benefit trustees as the next stage of its campaign to raise governance standards.
The government is planning to release proposals on pension scams, reducing fees and charges, and improving transparency "very soon", according to Richard Harrington.
A study has found 55% of defined benefit members who spoke to a financial adviser chose to transfer out to access pension flexibilities in 2016/17, compared to just 36% the previous year.
Have your say: Should trustees be held accountable for the security of data and assets in the event of a cyber attack?
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know if you agree that trustees be held accountable for the security of data and assets in the event of a cyber attack.
More than four in five employers oppose the implementation of multiple pensions dashboards and any that do not include state pensions, the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) says.
Half of scheme representatives agree fiduciary duty hinders trustees in addressing climate change, finds XPS
Half of scheme representatives believe the current fiduciary duty of trustees hinders them in their ability to address climate change, according to a poll by XPS Pensions Group.
PMI president Lesley Alexander and the institute's immediate past-president Lesley Carline talk about the challenges of Covid-19 and the opportunities and challenges the industry faces in the future.
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has announced global consultant Deloitte as its expert knowledge provider for data.