Defined benefit (DB) scheme trustees should be open to employer requests to reduce or suspend deficit recovery contributions (DRCs) if there is a good reason to do so, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said.
In updated guidance issued this evening (27 March), the watchdog said such requests could be honoured for up to three months as scheme sponsors continue to grapple with the consequences of the Covid-19...
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published a drafting template to help defined contribution (DC) scheme trustees produce their annual chair’s statements.
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