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Breaking down DC charges

Professional Pensions | 27 Feb 2014 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has published its latest defined contribution (DC) landscape report, as the market continues to face reform uncertainty.

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Govt publishes Pensions Bill amendment on transaction cost disclosure

The government has proposed an amendment to the Pensions Bill which will pave the way for regulations requiring the disclosure of transaction costs to scheme members.

Professional Pensions | 25 Feb 2014 | 11:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Govt to add charge disclosure requirements to Pensions Bill

The government will introduce transparency requirements on transaction charges in workplace defined contribution (DC) schemes, pensions minister Steve Webb has announced.

Professional Pensions | 24 Feb 2014 | 10:30 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Reeves demands DC charge cap clarity from Cameron

Labour MP Rachel Reeves has demanded Prime Minister David Cameron “clarify” the government’s position on a charge cap for defined contribution (DC) schemes.

Professional Pensions | 18 Feb 2014 | 13:11 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Webb wants one-year annuity ‘cooling off period’

Retirees could be given the chance to switch annuity providers during a one-year ‘cooling off period’ after agreeing a contract, pensions minister Steve Webb says.

Professional Pensions | 17 Feb 2014 | 11:27 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Webb pledges to explore PPF rules for overseas companies

Pensions minister Steve Webb has confirmed the government will explore changes to Pension Protection Fund (PPF) rules to help employees of companies which operate in other countries as well as the UK.

Professional Pensions | 12 Feb 2014 | 12:59 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Webb: Retirements to get longer

The government is planning for people to spend longer in retirement, says pensions minister Steve Webb.

Professional Pensions | 11 Feb 2014 | 12:17 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Labour vows to cap scheme charges and force annuity broker use

Labour has vowed to push through a pension charge cap and make using an annuity broker mandatory should it win the next general election.

Professional Pensions | 10 Feb 2014 | 10:59 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Pensions and Benefits UK – Register now

Registration for complimentary tickets to Pensions and Benefits UK is now open.

Professional Pensions | 07 Feb 2014 | 10:51 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Which of Webb’s reforms will be sacrificed?

Steve Webb’s reform programme has been ambitious, but with around 460 days until the next election, he may be running out of time.

Professional Pensions | 06 Feb 2014 | 07:02 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Webb reveals meetings with insurers

Pensions Minister Steve Webb has revealed that Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) officials met representatives of leading insurers 27 times over the last four months.

Professional Pensions | 04 Feb 2014 | 13:32 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Buzz: Govt right to delay charge cap

Buzz respondents were generally supportive of the decision to delay the introduction of a charge cap on workplace defined contribution (DC) schemes.

Professional Pensions | 31 Jan 2014 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Is a charge cap right for pensions?

Pensions minister Steve Webb’s confirmation that plans for a defined contribution charge cap will not take effect before April 2015 have been welcomed by an industry keen to avoid rushing into badly thought out legislation.

Professional Pensions | 30 Jan 2014 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Achieving better member outcomes - A practical guide to DC pensions

Shedding light on the key challenges, the Aon Hewitt guide helps you identify what you are trying to achieve for your DC members and deliver a positive impact on their outcomes. The guide examines the current situation and existing challenges, and suggests potential solutions, with clear action points for employers and trustees.

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How smart is Smart Beta?

 

John Brown, Senior VP and Head of Global Client Development at INTECH Investment Management discusses whether or not ‘Smart Beta' is genuinely smart, and if it is really beta.

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