Pensions news

Pensions news is a weekly summary of those pensions news items that are particularly relevant to the corporate reader.

27 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.

20 September 2019

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.

13 September 2019

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

6 September 2019

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.

16 August 2019

In the news this week, Britvic seeks to change RPI to CPI, Cadbury buys in, whilst TPR’s AE figures show how many workers are outside the AE net.

9 August 2019

In the news this week, the Government aims to tackle annual allowance problems in the NHS, HSBC banks a £7 billion longevity swap whilst Phoenix Group insures more of its own DB liabilities.

2 August 2019

In the news this week, the pensions minister remains, the DWP publishes its proposed rules to implement the CMA’s recommendations, both TPR and the FCA have a busy week, whilst BAT buys in.

26 July 2019

In the news this week, no change for the Work and Pensions Secretary whilst the Pensions Regulator reveals what it’s been up to.

19 July 2019

In the news this week, the Pensions Regulator announces a review of its codes of practice and the GMP equalisation group publishes a call to action.