Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is expected to use next Monday's Budget to launch a feasibility study into the use of pensions to fund UK patient capital opportunities.
According to Sky News, the study will explore how defined contribution schemes could pool investments in patient capital. Hammond's Autumn Budget and Patient Capital Review last November saw the introduction...
The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has set out six key reform areas it is calling on the government to address before the end of the current parliament.
Enforcement activity carried out by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) between October and December 2020 saw auto-enrolment (AE) powers used on a total of 24,799 occasions, up 8,200 from the instances in Q3.
The government has drawn a line under talk of broad reform of the pension system for higher-paid NHS workers, such as doctors who face high tax charges, opting instead to build on flexibilities introduced last year.
The government has outlined updated requirements for schemes in a new consultation confirming Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)-aligned disclosures will be mandatory across the board by 2025.
New legislation is needed to push pension trustees and asset managers to consider ESG factors, Hope William-Smith reports.