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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 

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Employers call for AE delay to cope with pensions upheaval

Firms yet to reach their auto-enrolment (AE) staging dates want the process postponed until wide-reaching changes to the pensions system are finalised, according to research.

23 Oct 2014 | 13:41

Coca-Cola, Whitbread, GKN among worst funded FTSE 100 schemes

Coca-Cola HBC, Whitbread and GKN are among the ten FTSE 100 pension schemes with the worst funding levels, according to a report.

23 Oct 2014 | 13:17

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Webb’s vision for pension reform

Steve Webb speaks to PP about his plans for more changes

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Buzz: Should annuitants be allowed to cash out?

We want your views on Steve Webb's latest plans to reform the annuity market.

Money tap

DC charge cap: What's in and what's out

Which charges in default funds will be capped from April?

Pensions Buzz

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Buzz: Should annuitants be allowed to cash out?

We want your views on Steve Webb's latest plans to reform the annuity market.

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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