Pensions are too complicated a topic for political parties to discuss in any detail on the general election campaign trail, a majority of this week’s 110 Pensions Buzz respondents said.
They also answered questions on Pension Protection Fund and Financial Assistance Scheme compensation, the bulk annuity market, and tax-free lump sums. Read the results in full. Pensions are too...
This week’s top stories included the launch of Punter Southall’s defined benefit scheme consolidator, while The Pensions Regulator laid down three ‘gateway principles’ for superfund transfers.
Escalating standards for sole trustees will become a norm for reputable firms, even if they are voluntary, says Nigel Hill.
Sole trustees will be expected to assess whether to report to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) if they are removed, or resign, from an appointment because of sponsor’s actions.
Overall mortality remains in line with pre-coronavirus trends despite a recent increase in Covid-19 related deaths, according to the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI).
Aon has been re-appointed by the £400m ITN Pension Scheme to provide fiduciary management services.