UK - The Pension Protection Fund is looking to hire a firm to conduct market research and public opinion polls on behalf of the UK corporate pension lifeboat.

A tender notice issued said the body is looking to receive applications from up to five companies to produce market research which includes "qualitative, quantitative and tracker surveys" for up to three years.

The PPF has been conducting such polls and studies for the last three years and in the last round of activity worked with Ipsos Mori.

Applications must be accompanied by information on the firm's turnover and activity over three years, and must then be submitted by 10 October.

The PPF most recently appointed Oliver Wyman to develop a new formula for the calculation of the pension scheme levy. (See earlier IPE story: Oliver Wyman appointed to create PPF levy)

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