The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has called on The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to deepen its research on its planned regulatory approach to tackling climate-related risks and how it would manage any opportunities from climate change.
In a letter to TPR chief executive Charles Counsell sent last week, the DWP outlined three core objectives it expects the regulator to bear in mind to as the two continue joint work on climate risk management....
The Pension Regulator’s (TPR) strengthened powers under the Pension Schemes Bill could lead to a revival of its clearance process, according to advisers and lawyers.
The long-debated Pension Schemes Bill has received parliamentary approval, guaranteeing its place on the statute book.
Some £20.1bn of defined benefit (DB) pensions were advised to transfer between 2018 and 2020, while £10.2bn were recommended not to transfer, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) data reveals.
Pension trustees will have much more involvement in business discussions and corporates will need to think more about pensions when the watchdog’s increased powers come into force, LCP says.
Mediation has been under-utilised historically as a means of dispute resolution in this area. Mark Blyth and Geoff Egerton think this is going to change.