Regulation

IGC proposals fail to impress

Professional Pensions | 14 Oct 2014 | 14:32 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Michael Klimes finds the industry is not yet satisfied with proposals to improve governance in contract-based schemes.

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Industry backs axing of death tax

The latest proposals for changes to the pensions system have been given an enthusiastic thumbs up by the industry, according to research from PP.

Professional Pensions | 09 Oct 2014 | 13:38

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DC trustees: Is there a moral obligation to pension savers?

To what extent do DC trustees have a moral responsibility to their members, asks Natasha Browne

Professional Pensions | 08 Oct 2014 | 12:54 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Guidance guarantee: A great step into the unknown

Michael Klimes looks at what must be done to to get the service up and running by April 2015.

Professional Pensions | 07 Oct 2014 | 13:37 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Boris was wrong to lay into 'old Doobury' scheme managers

PP editor Helen Morrissey says the London Mayor's criticism of public sector schemes was unfair.

Professional Pensions | 07 Oct 2014 | 13:10 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Industry rejects call to reverse Budget freedoms

A majority of respondents to PP research reject Fabian Society proposals to reverse pension flexibilities as part of next summer’s emergency budget.

Professional Pensions | 01 Oct 2014 | 13:31

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Timeframe a major challenge in delivering the guidance guarantee

Natasha Browne looks at responses to the FCA’s guidance guarantee consultation.

Professional Pensions | 01 Oct 2014 | 13:08 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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AE: Bearing down on the big six

Is the auto-enrolment market at risk of a sudden withdrawal of providers as medium-sized employers stage? Natasha Browne investigates

Professional Pensions | 18 Sep 2014 | 11:08 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Webb: People who die young will get a better deal by not annuitising

People who die younger will get a better deal by not annuitising according to pensions minister Steve Webb.

Professional Pensions | 30 Apr 2014 | 13:05 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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TPR: scrapped restrictions on pensions access to fuel liberation

The government’s decision to allow anyone over the age of 55 to take their entire pot as cash has the potential to drive up liberation cases, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said.

Professional Pensions | 21 Mar 2014 | 13:05 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Budget 2014 – What the changes mean for the industry

When George Osborne promised to deliver a "Budget for savers" he really wasn't kidding as he unveiled the most radical pensions shake up in living memory

Professional Pensions | 20 Mar 2014 | 13:33 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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NAPF: Pensions sector facing a ‘capacity crunch’

The industry is facing a ‘capacity crunch’, due to pace and volume of regulatory change, says the National Association of Pension funds (NAPF).

Professional Pensions | 05 Feb 2014 | 13:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Trustees call for regulation of schemes’ at-retirement processes

Trustees and pension professionals believe there should be regulatory requirements on schemes to put in place better support for members at retirement, Spence Johnson research finds.

Professional Pensions | 30 Jan 2014 | 13:35 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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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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