One over-riding tenet of government is that it always believes it can do everything so much better than anyone else.
It is an obsession which has mired occupational pensions in red tape over the past decade or so. And it will further undermine trusteeship if an amendment to the Pensions Bill becomes law. Under...
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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.