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Money purchase regulations to take effect in July

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

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

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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

OTHER STEVE WEBB ARTICLES

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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

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Webb: Schemes to bear cost of guidance guarantee

The cost of providing the guidance guarantee will fall on schemes according to pensions minister Steve Webb.

Professional Pensions | 30 Apr 2014 | 11:04 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Save pensions tax relief change for later

Last week, in an interview with the Daily Mail Steve Webb called for an overhaul of tax relief on pension contributions that would see a flat 30% rate introduced and the lifetime allowance axed.

Professional Pensions | 25 Apr 2014 | 12:31 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Government urged to scrap tax relief and tax-free cash

Tax relief on pension contributions should be replaced by a Treasury contribution of 50p per £1 saved, argues a radical report by Michael Johnson for the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS).

Professional Pensions | 22 Apr 2014 | 12:12 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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The pros and cons of a pensions guidance guarantee

Natasha Browne explores how the guidance guarantee can cut costs for big firms

Professional Pensions | 17 Apr 2014 | 11:45 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Retirees to be told life expectancy as part of Budget 'guidance'

Retirees receiving financial 'guidance' via the government's 'right-to-advice' promise outlined at Budget 2014 will also be told how long they are likely to live to help inform their decision about what to do with their retirement savings, Steve Webb has reportedly said.

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

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Webb calls for flat rate 30% tax relief

Steve Webb has called for an overhaul of tax relief on pension contributions that would see a flat 30% rate introduced and the lifetime allowance axed.

Professional Pensions | 16 Apr 2014 | 11:37 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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DWP halves AE opt-out estimate

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has revised down its opt-out rate estimate for auto-enrolment (AE) from 30% to 15%.

Professional Pensions | 11 Apr 2014 | 17:06 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Webb hopeful for DA despite retirement pot flexibility

Pensions Minister Steve Webb says he remains committed to defined ambition (DA) despite the Budget scrapping restrictions on how people take their pensions income at retirement.

Professional Pensions | 10 Apr 2014 | 12:05 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Webb: Providers should have no part in retirement guidance

Steve Webb would be “nervous” about providers playing a part in the Chancellor’s guidance at retirement pledge.

Global Pensions | 10 Apr 2014 | 10:49

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