NAPF: 101 issues obstructing guidance guarantee

Professional Pensions | 24 Oct 2014 | 13:17

More than 100 issues must be resolved for pension schemes to be able to put the guidance guarantee in place by next April, according to the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF).


PwC hires director from Aon

Tim Reay has been appointed director of PwC’s pensions team.

Professional Pensions | 24 Oct 2014 | 13:03


Webb: Guidance guarantee aimed at 'middle Britain'

The government's free impartial at-retirement guidance is aimed at middle Britain, not high or low net worth individuals, pensions minister Steve Webb has told MPs.

Professional Pensions | 24 Oct 2014 | 11:55

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Pensions minister for a day… What would you do?

Experts imagined stepping into the shoes of the pensions minister for a day at the NAPF annual conference in Liverpool earlier this month. Natasha Browne heard their big ideas.

Professional Pensions | 24 Oct 2014 | 11:01


Employers call for AE delay to cope with pensions upheaval

Firms yet to reach their auto-enrolment (AE) staging dates want the process postponed until wide-reaching changes to the pensions system are finalised, according to research.

Professional Pensions | 23 Oct 2014 | 13:41


Coca-Cola, Whitbread, GKN among worst funded FTSE 100 schemes

Coca-Cola HBC, Whitbread and GKN are among the ten FTSE 100 pension schemes with the worst funding levels, according to a report.

Professional Pensions | 23 Oct 2014 | 13:17


MG Rover reaches £8m settlement after watchdog threatens action

Trustees of the MG Rover senior pension scheme have reached an £8m settlement with the sponsor, avoiding the scheme being wound up into the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).

Professional Pensions | 23 Oct 2014 | 12:57


Tesco pension deficit rises 30% since February

Tesco Group’s net pension deficit after tax increased 30% over eight months to £3.4bn in August, according to the company’s interim results.

Professional Pensions | 23 Oct 2014 | 12:03

Taking a risk with dice

Research Machines completes buy-in with PIC

The Research Machines scheme has entered into a £31m buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) to cover its pensioner members.

Professional Pensions | 23 Oct 2014 | 11:31


Trustee firm hits back at call to bar corporates from IGCs

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has proposals in place to prevent corporate trustees from dwarfing individuals on independent governance committees (IGCs).

Professional Pensions | 23 Oct 2014 | 10:47

London skyline with BT Tower

BT loses battle on £17m PPF levy exemption

BT has lost its fight to hold onto a partial exemption from paying the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) levy.

Professional Pensions | 22 Oct 2014 | 13:55 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


Sponsors overpaying for buyouts due to ONS assumptions flaw

Scheme sponsors may have overspent on buyout contracts as a result of irregular mortality data, the Pensions Institute (PI) has warned.

Professional Pensions | 22 Oct 2014 | 13:36 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


USS members campaign for representation of savers’ ethical views

Members of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) are campaigning for the fund’s investment policy to reflect their ethical views.

Professional Pensions | 22 Oct 2014 | 13:29 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Joint institute pensions survey 2014


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