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BT, Ford and M&S schemes seek judicial review on RPI changes

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On the go: The trustees of BT, Ford and Marks and Spencer pension schemes announced on Friday that they are seeking a judicial review of the decision to replace the retail price index with the consumer price index including housing costs from 2030.  

Independent schools’ TPS phased withdrawal to start in August

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On the go: Independent schools will be allowed to gradually phase out their participation in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, with the new regulations coming into force in August.

Aviva Investors increases engagement activity in 2020

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On the go: Aviva Investors has increased its engagement with companies it invests in, with a 16 per cent hike in resolutions voted during 2020, its annual responsible investment review shows.

Nest looks to allocate 5% of assets to private equity

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On the go: Government-backed master trust Nest is looking to work with private equity managers who are prepared to cut fees in return for a regular capital stream from the UK’s largest workplace pension scheme. 

New reporting requirements for trustees to prevent pension scams

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On the go: The Pension Scams Industry Group has updated its code of good practice on combating pension scams, making new recommendations to trustees.

Mercer and L&G to target net-zero, Aviva launches equity fund

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ESG spotlight: A roundup of the latest news on environmental, social and governance initiatives, with Mercer and Legal & General reducing carbon emissions, and Aviva’s new equity fund launch.

Self-employed missing out on £4bn pension contributions

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On the go: Some 4.3m self-employed individuals are missing out on £4bn in employer pension contributions a year, according to new research. 

Third of schemes had data breaches in the past year

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On the go: One-third of pension schemes have had their data breached in the past 12 months, according to new research.

Women have up to 45% less income at retirement than men

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On the go: Women have 25 to 45 per cent less in their pension pots at retirement than men, according to new research.