This week’s top stories included Barnett Waddingham announcing nine new partner promotions, while three accounting bodies came together to publish Covid-19 guidance for the compilation of pension scheme accounts.
Barnett Waddingham has promoted nine to partner level in response to growing client demand and to maintain market-leading service delivery for clients.
Three accounting bodies have published specific Covid-19 guidance for the compilation of pension scheme accounts, recognising that "it can't be business as usual".
Universities Superannuation Scheme will divest from tobacco, coal, and controversial weapons manufacturers following "years of demand" from members and recent protests on its overall commitment to climate action.
The number of excess deaths for week 21 of the year have been very similar to the number of Covid-19 related deaths for the first time since March, according to the Continuous Mortality Index.
The Unomedical Pension Plan has agreed to a £10m buyout of its 65 members' liabilities with Aviva.
A total of £5.1m worth of losses to fraud have been reported across the UK since February, according to ActionFraud.
Alan Whalley says professional trustee claims of “provisional” accreditations are undermining the process and creating confusion in the market.
The PPF’s Lisa McCrory tells Professional Pensions about her promotion to chief financial officer alongside her role as chief actuary, and her focuses during the coronavirus pandemic.
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