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PIC installs Dominic Veney as chief actuary

Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), a specialist insurer of defined benefit pension funds, has appointed Dominic Veney as chief actuary and member of its senior management team. Veney, who takes over

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The People’s Pension adds Maddison to board of trustees

The People’s Pension has appointed David Maddison to its board of trustees. Maddison (pictured) will begin his two-year term on 1 June. He brings a wealth of experience from nearly

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UUK and UCU make nominations for USS joint expert panel

Universities UK (UUK) and the University and College Union (UCU) have made their nominations for the joint expert panel that will examine the valuation of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).

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PLSA appoints Emma Douglas as new policy board chair

Emma Douglas, head of defined contribution at Legal & General Investment Management, has been appointed as chair of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association’s (PLSA) new policy board. From the

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Upper Tribunal rules in favour of TPR in anti-avoidance case against ITV

The Upper Tribunal has confirmed that The Pensions Regulator (TPR) was right to use its powers to seek financial support from ITV for members of the Box Clever pension scheme.

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Simeon Willis joins Xafinity Punter Southall as chief investment officer

Pensions consultancy Xafinity Punter Southall has appointed Simeon Willis as chief investment officer. He joins from KPMG where he was a director and head of investment strategy. Willis will be

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Royal London: Pension tax system requires overhaul

Royal London director of policy Steve Webb has called for reform to the way pension withdrawals are taxed, as new HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) figures reveal that tax over-payments

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Brunel Pension Partnership appoints LGIM as fund manager

Brunel Pension Partnership has appointed Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) as its first fund manager following a tender process on its passive equity portfolio. The mandate is expected to

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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