Pensions buzz

Exclusive: Industry not doing enough to end legacy scheme rip offs

Professional Pensions | 08 Aug 2014 | 13:43 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Almost three quarters of respondents to a Professional Pensions poll said the industry was not doing enough to ensure members of legacy defined contribution (DC) schemes got value for money.

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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.

Professional Pensions | 01 Aug 2014 | 14:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Exclusive: Just one in four pension professionals back TPAS and MAS for guidance guarantee

Just 25% of pension professionals believe The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) and the Money Advice Service (MAS) are up to delivering the 'guidance guarantee', PP research finds.

Professional Pensions | 28 Jul 2014 | 11:59 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

OTHER PENSIONS BUZZ ARTICLES

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Buzz: Give your verdict on the latest Pension Bill

We want your views on the Pension Scheme Bill, as well as the latest pledges from the major parties.

Professional Pensions | 01 Jul 2014 | 11:56 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Friday Buzz: Fiduciary duty does not extend beyond retirement

This week's research finds that most people in the industry think trustee responsibilities end when a member retires.

Professional Pensions | 06 Jun 2014 | 14:11 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Buzz: Industry divided on predictability of PPF levy

Respondents to PP research were divided over whether the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) had succeeded in keeping its annual levy stable and predictable.

Professional Pensions | 06 Jun 2014 | 14:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Buzz: Trustees must evaluate board performance

Trustee boards should be subject to regular evaluation exercises, says the industry.

Professional Pensions | 06 Jun 2014 | 13:48 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Buzz: Just one in four says TPR is good value

Less than a quarter of the industry thinks The Pensions Regulator (TPR) gives good value for money, according to PP research.

Professional Pensions | 06 Jun 2014 | 13:38 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Buzz: Trustee obligations stop at the point of retirement

Most people in the pensions industry do not believe trustees have a fiduciary duty beyond the point a member retires, PP research finds.

Professional Pensions | 06 Jun 2014 | 13:31 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Friday Buzz: Big schemes should do drawdown in-house

PP research finds significant support for in-scheme drawdown, divisions over the use of active managers and little love for the triple lock.

Professional Pensions | 16 May 2014 | 13:47 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Buzz: Industry uncertain of impact of master trust framework

The industry is uncertain what the impact of the new voluntary assurance regime for master trusts, PP research finds.

Professional Pensions | 16 May 2014 | 13:36 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Buzz: Triple lock should be scrapped

A significant section of the industry believes the government should axe the state pension 'triple lock', according to PP research.

Professional Pensions | 16 May 2014 | 13:28 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Buzz: Schemes should develop in-house drawdown

The pensions industry believes big defined contribution (DC) schemes must put in-house income drawdown in place, PP research finds.

Professional Pensions | 16 May 2014 | 13:21 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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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Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards

11 Sep 2014

London, UK

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Defined Contribution Conference 2014

17 Sep 2014

London, UK