The RBS Pension Scheme has made a number of new investments as part of its long-term plan to diversify its portfolio.
Turkey producer Bernard Matthews has gone into administration, with the pension scheme expected to enter the Pension Protection Fund assessment period, but questions remain as to why the scheme was allowed to fail.
The Baptist Union of Great Britain has established an employer group to develop a strategy for plugging the scheme’s increased deficit.
Local government pension schemes will enjoy greater flexibility with their investment arrangements, guidance on forthcoming regulation indicates, but concerns remain about the scope for government intervention.
Trustee boards should be assessing their risk of cyber attack and taking steps to protect member data and scheme assets, the chief executive of the Pensions Regulator has said.
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