Jonathan Stapleton, Editor at Professional Pensions, chairs a debate with expert comment from David Collinson, Pension Corporation; Mike Munro, CMS Cameron McKenna and Mark Duke, Towers Watson, which looks in detail at the reasons for the implementation of the IORP (Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision) directive and its likely implications.
00:49 Is it right to have Pan European pensions legislation when it is largely a national matter? 02:00 How did all this play out for insurers? 02:50 Why did the EU want Solvency II for insurers?...
This week's top stories include ITS' management buyout from Mercer, and The Pensions Regulator launching a probe into single-employer defined contribution schemes' default funds.
People retiring in the UK will on average outlive their pension savings by 10 years, according to research by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Steps to improve auto-enrolment are uncontroversial and obvious, but the government is dawdling on introducing the necessary changes, argues Jack Jones.
Professional trustees will be expected to apply for accreditation as part of a framework intended to be launched on 1 July by the Professional Trustee Standards Working Group (PTSWG).