UK - Work and pensions secretary Andrew Smith has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at a conference on the pensions Green Paper in London next month.
Now that the dust has settled on last year’s much-anticipated consultation document, Smith will offer an explanation and analysis of the government’s proposals.
Other key speakers at the conference – organised by Taxbriefs – include NAPF chairman Peter Thompson and Inland Revenue review team leader, Peter Hopkins.
Thompson will discuss the impact of the government’s proposals on occupational pensions provision and Hopkins will speak on tax simplification.
The programme has been constructed specifically to ensure that delegates have an opportunity to raise questions, challenge views and debate with speakers.
The conference – which will be held at the London Goodenough Trust, Mecklenburgh Square on Thursday February 6 – will look at:
- The scope for new product design and whether new product providers will be attracted to the pensions market.
- How the industry will be affected by the new regulatory environment.- Whether the tax simplification and other changes will lead to higher levels of saving.
Delegate places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and can be obtained by contacting Linda Staines on 020 7250 0967 or by email on [email protected]
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