Month: September 2019

In the news this week, the Thomas Cook pension schemes are likely to enter PPF assessment, the PPF publishes plans for an 8% increase in its levy in 2020/21, the GEC 1972 Plan secures the largest bulk annuity to date and the FCA publishes retirement income data for 2018/19.

In the news this week, Tate & Lyle insures all its DB liabilities whilst the PPI publishes its DC Future book and a report on DC charging structures.

In the news this week, the Pensions Regulator takes action against trustees and another Work and Pensions Secretary arrives.

In the news this week, the Chancellor announces a consultation on changes to the RPI, trustees successfully challenge their DC investment fund provider on charges and one of the GKN schemes splits into four.

As pension trustees and sponsors get serious about good governance, a key question is whether technology can play a meaningful role or is simply an expensive addition that looks good but adds little value?