Month: January 2019

In the news this week, a House of Lords committee urges the UK Statistics Authority to “fix” RPI, an independent review finds that Trustees need professional help on communicating with their members, and the Treasury gives NEST a £329 million guarantee.

In the news this week, the High Court has overturned a judgement made by the Pensions Ombudsman, the Co-op’s Somerfield scheme announces a buy-in with PIC and UK inflation hits a two-year low.

In the news this week, PASA has set up an industry group to provide guidance on GMP equalisation, the Work and Pensions Committee launches an inquiry into contingent charging, and the cold-calling ban has come into effect.

In the news this week, the Single Financial Guidance Body has officially launched, Whitbread is to contribute up to £380 million to its DB scheme following the sale of Costa, and the industry-wide plumbing scheme has extended its ban on employers exiting the scheme.