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NAPF: 101 issues obstructing guidance guarantee

More than 100 issues must be resolved for pension schemes to be able to put the guidance guarantee in place by next April, according to the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF).

24 Oct 2014 | 13:17 

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Webb: Guidance guarantee aimed at 'middle Britain'

The government's free impartial at-retirement guidance is aimed at middle Britain, not high or low net worth individuals, pensions minister Steve Webb has told MPs.

24 Oct 2014 | 11:55

MG Rover reaches £8m settlement after watchdog threatens action

Trustees of the MG Rover senior pension scheme have reached an £8m settlement with the sponsor, avoiding the scheme being wound up into the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).

23 Oct 2014 | 12:57

Editor’s Picks

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Editor’s view: Webb has annuities in his sights

Creating smiles for all will be a big job, says Helen Morrissey.

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Webb’s vision for pension reform

Steve Webb speaks to PP about his plans for more changes

Industry split on impact of Budget reforms

The industry is divided down the middle on whether the latest overhaul will strengthen or weaken the UK pension system

Countdown to DC flexibility

Alan and Overy's Helen Powell highlights key issues for trustees for April 2015

Pensions Buzz

Industry split on impact of Budget reforms

The industry is divided down the middle on whether the latest overhaul will strengthen or weaken the UK pension system, PP research finds.

Case studies and backgrounds

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How HSBC is engaging its staff with pensions

Phillip Bretnall talks to PP about the bank's Know You programme

Travel

Thomas Cook: Navigating risk

Natasha Browne looks at the thorough approach Thomas Cook takes to managing risk in its defined contribution arrangements

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Heineken: How an engaged employer is approaching the Budget changes

Heineken UK’s new head of pensions Neil Parfrey talks to Natasha Browne about meeting the challenges thrown down by the Chancellor

Guides

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The Guide to Scheme Investment

Finding investment solutions for the pensions crisis

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DC and Auto-enrolment: September 2012

How partnerships are helping employers deal with auto-enrolment

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The Guide to Risk Reduction

How to reduce risk in volatile markets

Pensions library

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A guide to Pensions Stability

 

This guide to Pensions Stability explores the new financial and operational model for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. Pension schemes are still being run with far greater risk than is necessary and there is an opportunity to create a more stable pensions environment for trustees and sponsors.

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Joint institute pensions survey 2014

 

This inaugural survey among 326 members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) asked whether auto-enrolment will deliver on its goals; if contribution rates for employees and employers need to rise; and whether pensions tax relief needs further reform.

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