Any weakening of the sponsor covenant arising from the Covid-19 crisis is likely to have the most challenging impact for pension schemes, according to March's Pensions Buzz respondents.
Readers were also asked how they envisaged administration abilities to be affected, and how they felt about the Treasury's decision to increase the tapered annual allowance thresholds. Two-fifths...
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.