Top stories

Citizens Advice and TPAS to provide Treasury’s guidance guarantee

The Citizens Advice Bureau and The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) will deliver the government’s guidance guarantee, but the Money Advice Service (MAS) appears to have been dropped as a provider.

20 Oct 2014 | 11:00 

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Budget changes could cut DB liabilities by £15bn

Transfers from defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) schemes as a result of changes introduced in the Budget could cut £15bn from FTSE 350 scheme liabilities, says Hymans Robertson.

20 Oct 2014 | 11:04

NAPF 2014: From Webb to regulation - the top ten stories

Liverpool has been alive with industry figures attending the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) annual conference this week, and here are the top ten stories from the event.

17 Oct 2014 | 12:11

Editor’s Picks

Money tap

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

Which charges in default funds will be capped from April?

Red Bullseye

Cash benchmarks hide £5bn under-performance of LGPS alternatives

Do alternatives really deliver what they promise?

Pensions Buzz

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Buzz: Will 'freedom and choice' make pensions worse?

This week we want to know if the Budget changes will leave the UK pension system poorer in the long run.

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.

Job of the week

Events