This week’s top stories included a three-month extension for NHS Pension Scheme members to use the Covid-19 voluntary scheme pays facility, while a small amendment to the Pension Schemes Bill caused confusion over the running of the pensions dashboard.
1) Government extends NHS scheme pays deadline NHS Pension Scheme members will be given an extra three months to make use of the voluntary scheme pays facility due to the increased pressures arising...
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.