This week we want to know if the UK is facing a crisis in the retirement income market and whether government concern about a rushed cold calling ban is valid.
Also, do you agree with the Universities UK proposal to end future DB accrual in the Universities Superannuation Scheme to tackle the deficit?
The DWP has said it expects a much clearer case for reviewing the DC default charge cap in 2020. How likely is change at that time?
Also, a Pensions Buzz peer wants to know if the state pension should just be increased rather than bothering with workplace pension savings.
This week’s top stories include the outcome of the Bauer judgment, and BT Pension Scheme Management acquiring a majority stake in Procentia.
Redington is in the process of securing private equity backing from Phoenix Equity Partners for an undisclosed amount.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF), in partnership with Dun & Bradstreet (D&B), has published its plans for updated insolvency risk services and is consulting on its approach to insolvency risk measurement from 2021.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published research on leverage and liquidity to better gauge the potential risks for defined benefit (DB) pensions and inform the Bank of England’s Financial Stability Report.
The first formal review of the Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) (LGPS) has revealed all 15 of its funds are in a strong financial position.