Top stories on the site this week include plans to merge the LGPS into six 'wealth funds', a legal challenge to make schemes equalise death benefits for same-sex couples, and a growing deficit at Tesco.
1. Osborne to force LGPS into six ‘wealth funds' to invest in UK infrastructure The Local Government Pension Scheme's 89 funds will be pooled into six British wealth funds to invest billions in infrastructure,...
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has set out plans to use "new regulatory initiatives" with over 1,000 schemes as it aims to tighten its regulatory grip and boost member outcomes.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced it is delaying the provision of data that will enable pension schemes to confirm the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) benefits to pay to members until the end of the year.
This week's top stories include an article on climate activists from Extinction Rebellion crashing the PLSA's local authority conference, and an in-depth piece on the Court of Appeal's ruling on the BIC UK Pension Scheme case.
Engagement in pensions is rising but there are still a number of barriers to overcome. Natanje Holt looks at the key issues that need to be tackled