Month: October 2020

In the news this week, the Government plans a stronger nudge towards pension guidance, there is a progress report for Pensions Dashboards and regulators investigate a spike in transfer requests at Rolls Royce.

Pension news Week ending 23 October 2020 New superfunds guidance The Pensions Regulator has published updated guidance for trustees and sponsoring employers who are considering a transfer to a superfund or DB consolidator. The Regulator encourages early engagement with itself and sets out three ‘gateway principles’ which the transaction should meet, based on those in …

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In the news this week, the Regulator publishes its strategy for the next 15 years and, along with the Pensions Minister, also focuses on superfunds, whilst the PLSA launches an initiative to help make climate-aware investment easier for schemes.

In the news this week, the Pension Schemes Bill continues its progress through Parliament, more people use Pension Wise and the State Pension Age is now 66.

This quarter’s Arena has a summary of our recent Pensions Perspective, “Endgame planning comes of age”, which looked at how long-term funding and investment plans are evolving and why companies are increasingly taking the lead in designing an endgame strategy. It also shows all the usual financial and investment analysis for the quarter ending 30 September 2020.

In the news this week, the PPF consults on its 2021/22 levies whilst the Government announces that it won’t be reviewing the impact of pension tax reliefs.