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DC legacy audit will look at all schemes above 0.75% cap

Professional Pensions | 31 Jul 2014 | 13:02 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

All schemes with mixed charge structures or fees in excess of 0.75% will be included in the audit of legacy defined contribution (DC) schemes launched earlier this year.

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Politicians and providers back 'pensions passport'

Steve Webb is considering creating a ‘pensions passport’ to help savers keep track of their assets. Jenna Towler gauges industry reaction...

Professional Pensions | 28 Jul 2014 | 11:43 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Government halves state pension deferral boost

The government has slashed the incremental increase to the state pension offered to workers who delay their retirement.

Professional Pensions | 22 Jul 2014 | 13:57 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Webb gives clearest hint yet of retirement ‘guidance' model

Pensions minister Steve Webb has given the clearest indication yet of the make-up of the government's retirement ‘guidance guarantee', which will include a clear "hand off" to full advice for those who need it.

Professional Pensions | 18 Jul 2014 | 12:04 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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PPF changes fail to protect employees of foreign firms

Regulatory amendments drawn up to protect the benefits of UK workers whose overseas employers go bust have been drawn too narrowly to help in future cases, lawyers warn.

Professional Pensions | 04 Jul 2014 | 18:17 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Reinvigorating workplace pensions – the penultimate act?

Jack Jones looks at the latest Pensions Bill, published last week.

Professional Pensions | 03 Jul 2014 | 12:53 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Webb commits Lib Dems to triple lock

The Liberal Democrat manifesto will commit to making the state pension triple lock law, boosting the benefit by at least £790 a year by 2020, says pensions minister Steve Webb.

Professional Pensions | 30 Jun 2014 | 10:04 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Former Citizens Advice chief to chair TPAS

David Harker has been appointed chairman of The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS).

Professional Pensions | 30 Jun 2014 | 09:44 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Government publishes collective DC legislation

The 2014 Pension Schemes Bill, which will provide the legislative framework for arrangements that share risk between scheme members and sponsors, has been laid before parliament.

Professional Pensions | 26 Jun 2014 | 13:46 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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A new system of incentives

Jonathan Stapleton asks if tax-relief needs radical reform

Professional Pensions | 26 Jun 2014 | 10:25 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Industry calls for further reform on tax-relief

Pensions tax-reliefs need to be reformed further in a bid to make the system simpler, more affordable and fairer, scheme managers and human resource professionals say.

Professional Pensions | 26 Jun 2014 | 10:22 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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DWP drops DB-lite due to lack of employer interest

Employers showed a “lack of interest” in proposals to give them greater flexibility over defined benefit (DB) schemes, says the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Professional Pensions | 26 Jun 2014 | 08:44 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Webb slams Labour plans for £1.93 pension

Steve Webb has hit out at Labour’s plan to lower the auto-enrolment threshold, saying it would leave low earners with a pension of less than £2 a week at retirement.

Professional Pensions | 24 Jun 2014 | 14:13 | 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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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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