Barely a week goes by without someone mentioning the impact of quantitative easing, the Bank of England policy to purchase government bonds and thus add liquidity into the economy, especially within the pensions industry. Now it is coming to an end.
From March 2009 the BoE has gradually bought more and more assets, adding £100bn this year alone to a total of £375bn. However, earlier this month, the BoE announced it will not continue to purchase assets....
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has been granted £3.5m of additional funds to boost its compliance and enforcement work, its non-executive chairman Mark Boyle has said.
Paul Pettitt will leave Origo next year after 28 years with the financial technology company that has played a key role in developing the pensions dashboard.
The watchdog's approach has become too aggressive in the last year and it seems to be moving away from a risk-based approach, according to Peter Askins.
Businesses who use a net pay arrangement for defined contribution (DC) funds should reconsider enrolling their lowest earners into that scheme, Baroness Ros Altmann has said.