Local government minister Rishi Sunak says his department's priority is to make a success of local government pension pooling, warning there is no room for complacency.
Trustees could benefit from a standardised template for the disclosure of investment transaction costs and charges from as early as April, Chris Sier has said.
Failure to communicate Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) investment costs in the right way could lead to misunderstandings among members, says Jeff Houston.
PP looks at how planned LGPS reforms could undermine members' rights
LGPS funds will be reclassified as retail investors, which could lead to a major asset sell-off, increase costs, and restrict what they can invest in, finds Stephanie Baxter
PP looks at what is in store for public sector schemes
Lorraine Bennett has joined the Local Government Association (LGA) as pensions adviser after working for a string of local pension schemes.
The rise of academies coupled with smaller council budgets is changing the make-up of the LGPS's employer base. Stephanie Baxter finds out it is posing major long-term challenges.
Reconciliation is going to be an expensive nightmare for the LGPS
Growing numbers will have to pay for social care in old age
A second round of statutory consultation has been launched on changes to the local government pension scheme.
Government ministers have demanded the LGPS pool employer contribution rates for academy schools after some councils doubled contributions for academy employers.