Month: March 2019

In the news this week, a SIPP provider announces it will no longer accept defined benefit transfers, employee DC contributions overtake DB, and the High Court has dismissed a pensions case against two former directors.

In the news this week, the government announces plans for the first CDC scheme, TPR explains its role in corporate takeovers by reference to GKN, Interserve’s DB schemes appear to survive its administration, and Howden buys in for £230 million.

In the news this week, the Spring Statement avoids pensions altogether, there are more consultations to come on the CMA’s recommendations for investment consultancy and fiduciary management services, the Government confirms replacement of the FRC and the Pensions Regulator has announced it will take no further action against Johnston Press.

In the news this week, the Pensions Regulator has released its 2019 annual funding statement, the Single Financial Guidance Body has been renamed, the latest CMI projections model has been released and National Express has completed a buy-in.

In the news this week, PMI launches an accreditation for professional trustees, the FCA launches a consultation on cost disclosure, TPR brings its first money laundering prosecution, and a further large buy-in is completed.