UK - Pensions minister Malcolm Wicks will give an insight into the pensions White Paper at the Pensions Management Institute spring conference on March 11.
Experts believe the confirmation of Wicks’s attendance – and the topic for his talk – is the clearest indication yet that the long-awaited White Paper will be published before the end of February.
The conference will also include:
- Hewitt, Bacon & Woodrow consultant Raj Mody and Carnaud Metal Box pensions manager Philip Read who will provide an industry overview.
- Inland Revenue spokesman Peter Hopkins who will tackle tax simplification with Ronnie Bowie from the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries looking at the PPF and changes to winding-up priorities.
- Consultant Tilly Ross from Towers Perrin will tackle tax simplification for senior executives and Piers Bertlin from Mercer Human Resource Consulting will outline “how best to steer your investment manager” following the Myners Review.
- Nigel Moore from law firm CMS Cameron McKenna will offer an insight into trustee law with PMI vice-president Nigel Bodie opening and closing the event.
The conference – entitled Pensions Revolutions – will be held at the London Hilton on Park Lane. For more details go to www.pensions-pmi.org.uk.
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