This week’s top stories included a call on the Treasury to relax pension rules to help enable saving after the coronavirus crisis, and the industry’s call for clearer guidance from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) on managing Covid-19.
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In this live blog, Professional Pensions brings together all the latest news on the industry's response to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as regulatory and legal updates.
Royal London’s independent governance committee (IGC) report revealed investment performance for all workplace pension customers in 2019 was above its target.
Pension professionals show us their new 'work colleagues' as their turn their homes into offices.
Pension scheme trustees are relying too much on their advisers to give a holistic view of any governance challenges their scheme may be facing, says RSM.
DLA Piper has set out a list of key issues for occupational pension scheme trustees and sponsors to consider in light on the Covid-19 pandemic.
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In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know if you believe pension deficit contributions should be halted to help struggling schemes.
The Pension Regulator’s (TPR) updated guidance has been met with some criticism from the industry, which is urging more action as the UK enters Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has launched a cybercrime and fraud working group to equip members will relevant guidance to best avoid pension scams.
The continuation of pension deficit contributions is unattainable during the Covid-19 pandemic, Mercer has told The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Former pensions minister Ros Altmann has called for defined benefit pension transfers to be suspended for six months in wake of market turmoil caused by the coronavirus.
Lane Clark & Peacock partner Steve Webb has called on the treasury to relax rules which could act as a barrier to people aiming to rebuild their pension pots when the Covid-19 crisis is over.
The Star Initiative has entered the implementation phase allowing members to agree an approach to deliver Star reporting and provide an opportunity to discuss change requests and challenges.
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The Pensions Regulator (TPR) must “strike a balance between getting pension scheme deficits tackled swiftly and not pushing so hard as to jeopardise the long-term future of the employer”, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) senior partner Bob Scott....
Pensions & Investment Research Consultants (PIRC) has urged companies to restrict executive pay in response to the coronavirus crisis.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has welcomed climate-related stress tests, but revealed UK insurers need greater clarity around the framework.
In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, Holly Roach looks at the contingency plans activated by key pensions administrators to ensure business continuity.
This week's top stories include ten tips for mastering virtual trustee meetings, and Unbiased's calculation that five to ten years is a reasonable amount of time for a workplace pension to recover from the market shocks of the Covid-19 crisis.
As the UK's workforce works from home, Andy Lewis looks at how the pensions industry can respond together to Covid-19.
Tools that can reduce business travel have long been available. The coronavirus is forcing us to use them, and the climate could benefit, says Simon Webber.
Life insurer ReAssure has posted strong 2019 results as it prepares to be merged into rival Phoenix Group by the middle of the year.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is set to go live with insolvency risk scores calculated by Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) next month for 2021/22 levy invoices.