The Pensions Regulator (TPR) chairman Michael O'Higgins speech at the Pensions and Benefits Show did not shy away from the difficult areas of pensions liberation fraud and employer growth, but he also found time to cover pensioner decumulation and defined contribution (DC) regulation.
TPR's latest objective One of the key concerns at the forefront of delegates minds' was the regulator's new objective, announced in the last Budget, to consider employer growth prospects when agreeing...
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Nearly 60% of UK employers consider defined contribution (DC) master trusts to be the "most suitable" pension fund for their employees, according to research by Buck.
Companies which have tried to dodge their pension duties by changing their identities are being "hunted" by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) in a crackdown on non-compliance with auto-enrolment (AE).
Removing liquidity restrictions would enable DC funds to capitalise on the potentially higher and safer returns that DB schemes have benefitted from, says Patrick Marshall.