The Pension Regulator’s (TPR) Annual Funding Statement (AFS) is a fixture in the defined benefit (DB) pensions calendar but its arrival this year could not be against a more changed backdrop: new leaders for the two largest political parties, the country in lockdown, and the extraordinary concept of negative oil prices, while Brexit still rumbles on.
A year ago, this article would have covered a new DB funding code (now subject to a first-round consultation, but somewhat overtaken by recent events) and new powers for TPR (which have finally made it...
The economic impact of coronavirus is unlikely to overshadow the Work and Pensions Committee’s (WPC) inquiry into the success of pension freedoms, the industry believes.
A three-pronged Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) inquiry to review the impact of pension freedoms has been welcomed by the industry as pension savers continue to fall victim to sophisticated scams.
Pensions scams will be the key focus in the first part of a Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) inquiry reviewing the impact of the introduction of pension freedoms five years on.
The code of practice on sole trusteeship being developed by the Association of Professional Pension Trustees is expected to be published within months, chairwoman Nita Tinn says.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will open a consultation on planned changes to its codes of practice by the end of the year.