Following cases in European courts, HMRC has recently changed the rules relating to the recoverability of VAT on professional fees paid in relation to occupational pension schemes. Tom Jackman explains what these changes mean for trustees and employers of defined benefit schemes
At a glance The issue for DC schemes is fairly straightforward but this is not the case with defined benefit schemes In November 2014 HMRC announced that the employer of a DB scheme would be able...
The PPF 7800 deficit was slashed in half last month as gilt yields rose. Victoria Ticha asks if this is the start of a longer trend
Frank Field is to warn Sir Philip Green not to sell his Arcadia business without ensuring defined benefit (DB) pensions are adequately protected, PP can confirm.
Some 79% of people would like to see stricter rules and checks to ensure pension pots are secure, according to a survey by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA).
An analysis of IGC annual reports finds some lacking in information on value for money, costs and charges, and investment performance. James Phillips explores the findings