Hot off the press

Hot off the press

News

17 January 2020

In the news this week, the consultation on the RPI is delayed until March, the first DB funding code consultation is also expected in March, there is speculation about the Treasury’s intentions towards the tapered annual allowance, HMRC announces a further delay to the final GMP data cuts and Dominic Chappell is ordered to pay £9.5 million.

News

10 January 2020

In the news since 20 December 2019, the Pension Schemes Bill returns, the FCA takes action against bad DB transfer advice, the Chancellor confirms the Budget date and two pension schemes win a US class action.

Arena

Pensions Arena October 2019

Despite the very different circumstances facing individual companies, bac‘s autumn 2019 survey reveals a surprisingly consistent picture of the actions which companies are finding most attractive to manage their DB and DC pension arrangements.

Case study

DB Governance Case Studies

As DB liabilities have become legacy issues to be managed, governance has become the umbrella term for a broad range of risk management tools. In this publication, we look at the DB governance solutions we have helped our clients to implement.

Recent

A match made in heaven?

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?

Perspective

Advisers: Endgame

In this Pensions Perspective, Andrew Udale-Smith looks first at the different types of adviser review and when and how they might best be used. Then he focuses on how to design a smooth and efficient process for a full market tender.