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ESG ramps up in importance for trustee boards

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On the go: Environmental, social and governance factors are a hot topic for trustees, with 53 per cent of trustee boards considering it an important agenda topic, new research has shown.

Schemes urged to hire independent trustees for better governance

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On the go: Pension schemes should appoint an independent professional trustee that can help navigate the increasing complexity and risk involved in day-to-day operations, Willis Towers Watson has advised.

LPPA streamlines admin systems via switch to Civica’s UPM platform


The Local Pensions Partnership Administration is set to switch to a new pensions administration platform, in a move designed to streamline its arrangements and also help tackle future fraud.

Increasing numbers of NHS staff opt out of pension scheme

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On the go: The number of NHS staff opting out of the health service’s pension scheme rose by 22 per cent last year.

PMI launches new accreditation regime for lay trustees

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On the go: The Pensions Management Institute is launching a new accreditation regime for lay trustees, in a move that follows the launch of an accreditation programme called APTitude for professional trustees last year.

DB pension scam warnings hit 5-month high

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On the go: Defined benefit pension scam warnings increased in May to their highest level in five months, according to research from XPS Pensions.

Pension schemes should have climate risk integrated by 2026

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On the go: Pension schemes expect to have fully integrated climate risks into their business processes by 2026, according to a poll carried out by Willis Towers Watson. 

NatWest piques member engagement with ESG

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On the go: The NatWest Pension Trustee is aiming to use interest in environmental, social and governance issues to boost member engagement more widely.

Railpen partners with industry bodies to study social factors

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On the go: RPMI Railpen, the investment manager of the Railways Pension Scheme, has partnered with industry bodies to better understand investor expectations on social factors.

Majority of savers not aware of net-zero pension goals

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On the go: The majority of savers (87 per cent) do not understand the importance of having their pension investments aligned with net-zero goals, according to new data from Legal & General Investment Management.