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Scottish Widows appointed to West Yorkshire pension fund

Scottish Widows has been appointed to provide an AVC scheme to the West Yorkshire local authority’s pension fund.

It will administer the scheme alongside Equitable Life, who was previously the scheme’s sole provider.

The fund is valued at £5bn and has around 80,000 contributors working for more than 135 employers within the LA.

ScotWids recently took on AVC schemes for Nottinghamshire County Council and South Yorkshire Pensions Authority.

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