PensionsEurope has warned schemes are losing out from difficulties in getting withholding tax (WHT) refunds on cross-border investments in the EU.
In a position paper published on 19 April the trade body said the refund processes are complex, expensive, and long-lasting and often can last even 10 years. It can even cost half of the expected refunds...
The economic crisis caused by Covid-19 has reinforced The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) view that its defined benefit (DB) funding principles are “right”, says David Fairs.
Lorna Blyth looks at how an amendment to the Pension Schemes Bill could force pension schemes to align their investment strategies with the Paris climate agreement.
Trustees, corporates and consultants have been urged not to “forget the health of their scheme” during Covid-19 and to keep an eye on key member trends.
Getting data ready and providing estimated retirement incomes may be difficult, but the industry must do its best to make dashboards a reality, says Nigel Peaple
The Pensions Dashboards Programme (PDP) has launched a formal call for input, seeking industry views on data standards for the initial dashboards.