Top stories

CPI ruling ‘takes away a bargaining chip’ for trustees

Yesterday’s ruling that two schemes sponsored by Arcadia can switch to consumer prices index (CPI) linking will make it harder for other trustees to resist such a change, warns a lawyer.

01 Aug 2014 | 14:30 

High Court

TPR reveals it has used AE powers 23 times

The Pensions Regulator used its formal powers to ensure employers comply with their automatic enrolment duties on 23 separate occasions up to the end of June this year.

01 Aug 2014 | 13:27

Schemes not paying enough attention to fraud and maladministration

Trustee boards are devoting insufficient time to administration issues despite identifying maladministration as the biggest risk they faced, according to research from Baker Tilly.

01 Aug 2014 | 13:33

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List: How asset managers and consultants are responding to Budget changes

Asset managers pile into retirement income space

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Politicians and providers back 'pensions passport'

Online register idea touted as ‘win-win’

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Funding: The rocky road to self-sufficiency

Natasha Browne explores the issues trustees face

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SPC: 'Freedom and choice' response raises concerns

SPC president Duncan Buchanan identifies three potential problems

Pensions Buzz

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Industry wants Webb to stay on as pensions minister

The industry wants Steve Webb to keep hold of the pensions brief after the general election, according to a poll conducted by PP.

Case studies and backgrounds

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

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Case study: How Bayer overhauled its pension comms

The pharmaceuticals giant took a personal approach after listening to members

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

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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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Events

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Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards

11 Sep 2014

London, UK

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Defined Contribution Conference 2014

17 Sep 2014

London, UK