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Pensions Ombudsman taking longer to resolve old complaints

News on the go

On the go: The Pensions Ombudsman has seen delays in resolving complaints, due to the impact of Covid-19 and the increased complexity of these cases.

Trustees of Morrisons’ schemes in talks with Fortress after takeover bid

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On the go: The trustees of Morrisons’ defined benefit schemes are in talks with representatives of Fortress Investment Group, which has made an offer to takeover the British retailer.

Nest govt loan increases 66% in pandemic year

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On the go: The loan from the Department for Work and Pensions to Nest increased by 66 per cent in 2020-21, as the government-backed master trust saw a rise in members and assets under management.

Railpen targets net-zero, LGPS funds invest in renewable assets

ESG spotlight

ESG spotlight: A roundup of the latest news on environmental, social and governance initiatives, with the Railways Pension Scheme pledging to reduce carbon emissions, Local Government Pension Scheme funds investing in a renewable strategy, and new signatories to the Green Pensions Charter.

Govt introduces public service pensions bill in parliament

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On the go: The government introduced the public service pensions and judicial offices bill in the House of Lords on Monday that will allow the implementation of the McCloud remedy.

First lay trustee receives PMI accreditation

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On the go: Neil Calvert, who sits on the Local Government Pension Scheme’s Derbyshire pension board, is the first lay trustee to be accredited by the Pensions Management Institute.