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Accounts manager admits workplace pensions cover-up

On the go: A Bradford-based accounts manager lied to investigators to try to hide the fact that restaurants had not given their employees workplace pensions.

PIC invests further £125m in University of Exeter

On the go: Pension Insurance Corporation has completed an additional £125m investment with University Partnerships Programme, allowing UPP to design, build, fund and operate affordable accommodation for the University of Exeter.

DB funding slips lower over December

On the go: Surplus in the UK's defined benefit pension schemes evaporated over December, according to a funding measure used by the Pension Protection Fund.

A closer look at DB consolidation

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Podcast: Last month, the government published a consultation on the consolidation of defined benefit pension schemes. What is the outlook for DB superfunds? And what should trustees consider if they are thinking about switching from a sponsor covenant to a consolidator covenant? In this episode, Alex Hutton-Mills, managing director at Lincoln Pensions, and Paul McGlone, president of the Society of Pension Professionals, discuss the consultation and whether early adopter nerves are holding back inflows to the new DB consolidators.

Select committee launches inquiry into contingent charging

On the go: The Work and Pensions Committee has launched an inquiry into contingent charges for defined benefit transfer advice.

FTSE 350 pension deficit increased by 28% in 2018

On the go: The deficit of defined benefit pension funds for the UK’s 350 largest listed businesses rose to £41bn at the end of 2018, from £32bn at the end of 2017 – an increase of 28 per cent, according to Mercer.

The Weekly Wrap: January 5 edition

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A round-up of the pensions industry stories published across the FT Group – from NHS staff quitting their pension scheme, to a land deal loss for the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System.

PIPA 2019: Meet the judges

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Pensions Expert has assembled a team of leading authorities on pension scheme management to judge the 2019 edition of the Pensions and Investment Provider Awards, which are now open for entry.

The Weekly Wrap: December 22 edition

A round-up of the pensions industry stories published across the FT Group – from CalPERS demanding to know what its asset managers pay staff, to Vladimir Putin's defence of state pension reforms.

Regulator appoints Charles Counsell as new chief executive

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On the go: The Pensions Regulator has announced the appointment of Charles Counsell as its new chief executive.