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RLB tech engagement drive yields positive results

Quantity surveyor Rider Levett Bucknall has seen a marked increase in staff engagement with their pensions after it introduced an app for savers to view their pension savings and offered face-to-face meetings with experts.

The Weekly Wrap: February 16 edition

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A round-up of the pensions news stories published across the FT Group in the past week, from a US insurer hiring investigators to track down thousands of pensioners, to investors starting to see workplace sexual harassment as posing an investment risk.

A wishlist for the DC mastertrust code

Alice Honeywill

From the blog: The Pensions Regulator has said it will publish a draft code of practice and accompanying guidance relating to the new mastertrust authorisation regime, expected in the first quarter of this year.

The industry needs to know what the code will look like as soon as possible, in order to prepare for the imminent new regime.

Applications commence on October 1 2018, with six months for existing defined contribution mastertrusts to achieve authorisation.

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The Weekly Wrap: February 9 edition

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A round-up of the pensions news stories published across the FT Group in the past week, from the role of South Africa's Public Investment Corporation in a bid to save a platinum producer, to bad news for millennials if the triple lock is scrapped.

Fire, fury and GDPR

Girish Menezes

From the blog: Hell hath no fury like a lawyer or auditor scorned. The General Data Protection Regulation has unfortunately put the pensions industry in that dangerous position where we have to run a gauntlet, deciding how seriously to take the dire warnings of these two professional communities.

 

May 25 2018 trundles ever closer and we now have a far better view of what to expect.

  

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The Weekly Wrap: February 2 edition

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A round-up of the pensions news stories published across the FT Group in the past week, from a suspect pension advisers watch list, to infrastructure investors seeking better performance data.

South Yorks plumps for alts as equity concerns bite

South Yorks

The South Yorkshire Pension Fund is trimming its equity exposure and allocating to a range of alternatives, as part of a wide-ranging review that reaffirms the fund’s commitment to environmental, social and governance-based principles.

The Weekly Wrap: January 26 edition

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A round-up of the pensions news stories published across the FT Group in the past week, from a backlash against water privatisation threatening infrastructure investors, to more young people in the Philippines buying private pensions.

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