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Law firm-backed group claim over university strikes attracts 1,000 students

More than 1,000 students have joined a group action that is seeking compensation for teaching time lost as a result of strike action at universities over changes to the pension

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SPP elects Paul McGlone as new president

Aon Hewitt partner Paul McGlone has been elected as the new president of the Society of Pension Professionals (SPP). McGlone’s two-year term at the SPP takes effect from 1 June

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US state plans facing massive funding gap, says The Pew Charitable Trusts

US states are facing a rising pension funding gap, with the deficit standing at an eye-watering $1.4 trillion (£998.62 billion) as of 2016, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. The

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RiskCo acquires InAdmin from APG

Dutch pension administrator RiskCo has agreed to acquire the defined contribution pension administration subsidiary of APG Groep. The deal will see the pension administration provider take over InAdmin and the

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Climate change risk ‘needs’ to be factored into pension scheme investment strategies

Pension trustees must incorporate climate change risk assessment into their investment strategies, a new report from Pinsent Masons and the University of Leeds has argued. The report, Managing Climate Risk

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Strikes over USS pension changes suspended

Planned strikes over changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) have been called off after members of the University and College Union (UCU) voted by two to one to accept


Local Authority Conference

Taking place in Gloucestershire at the De Vere Cotswold Water Park Hotel, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association’s Local Authority Conference is the largest of its kind dedicated to the

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Bentley workers consider strike action over pensions

Bentley Motors workers at the luxury car maker’s Crewe headquarters have backed industrial action in a consultative ballot over plans to close its defined benefit pension scheme, according to the

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Fast Pensions placed into provisional liquidation

Fast Pensions and five other companies involved in the operation of workplace pensions have been placed into provisional liquidation following a hearing at the High Court. The Insolvency Service sought

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Better investment and salary exchange can tackle cost of minimum contributions

The significant cost increases that will come from the rise in minimum contributions set to take place tomorrow can be mitigated through shifting pension schemes to improved investment arrangements and