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Queen’s Speech confirms commitment to annuity overhaul and CDC

Professional Pensions | 04 Jun 2014 | 12:24 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

The government has confirmed its commitment to overhaul the retirement process and announced new plans to introduce collective defined contribution (CDC) in the Queen’s Speech today.

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'Dutch-style' CDC to be unveiled in Queen's Speech

Workers are to be given the option of saving into new 'collective' pension schemes which ministers believe could boost their incomes by up to 30%, under plans to be unveiled in the Queen's Speech later this week.

Professional Pensions | 02 Jun 2014 | 10:41 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Take a cautious approach to meeting reform deadlines

The industry needs to pace itself as it implements a raft of reforms, Natasha Browne says

Professional Pensions | 29 May 2014 | 16:29 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

OTHER STEVE WEBB ARTICLES

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PBUK: Webb - Delays to reforms will happen 'over my dead body'

Pensions minister Steve Webb says delays to the timescale for implementing reforms would happen “over my dead body”.

Professional Pensions | 21 May 2014 | 12:12 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Industry has ‘serious concern’ over DC charge cap timing

Pension industry bodies have expressed “serious concern” over the timing of the defined contribution (DC) charge cap proposed by the Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP).

Professional Pensions | 19 May 2014 | 12:27 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

The Houses of Parliament

Pensions Bill ending DB contracting out given Royal Assent

The Pensions Bill has received Royal Assent in Parliament, bringing reforms to state pension and the abolition of defined benefit (DB) contracting out closer.

Professional Pensions | 15 May 2014 | 12:30 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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NEST appoints Boardman as deputy chairman

The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) Corporation has named Tom Boardman as deputy chairman.

Professional Pensions | 13 May 2014 | 11:26 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Pension Tracing Service requests double; 12% of pots remain lost

Last year saw a big increase in the number of people attempting to find lost pension pots through the government’s Pension Tracing Service, according to official statistics.

Professional Pensions | 08 May 2014 | 13:25 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Who pays for the guidance guarantee?

Helen Morrissey examines how the cost of the government’s promise of at-retirement advice for all could be met.

Professional Pensions | 07 May 2014 | 16:29 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Money purchase regulations to take effect in July

The government has published amendments to the definition of money purchase benefits, which will take effect in early July.

Professional Pensions | 07 May 2014 | 13:06 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Reforming pension tax relief

Jack Jones examines proposals to overhaul the tax treatment of pension contributions.

Professional Pensions | 02 May 2014 | 13:06 | 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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Webb promises guidance guarantee clarity by end of year

Schemes can expect to get clarity as to what the guidance guarantee entails by the end of the year according to pensions minister Steve Webb.

Professional Pensions | 30 Apr 2014 | 12:25 | 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