The West Midlands Pension Fund has launched an online portal for its members and employers which provides secure access to its Local Government Pension Scheme records.
The pension fund currently has around 270,000 members of which 98,000 are active and 84,000 are pensioners. The portal will enable members of the WMPF, and the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority...
A buyout tool which provides schemes with up-to-date pricing and comparisons between insurers has been launched by JLT Employee Benefits.
The DB white paper sets out plans to review the funding regime, with 'prudent' and 'appropriate' possibly redefined. But James Phillips asks if this could this signal a return to an MFR-like approach?
The trustees of GKN's pension schemes have agreed a package of mitigation measures that would improve funding to a "more prudent level" if Melrose's offer is accepted by shareholders next week.
While the new powers are welcome, most respondents doubt it will make a difference to the outcomes for members, Pensions Buzz respondents say.