- Published on: 15-05-2019
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The industry does not expect any surprise inclusions in the Pensions Bill, which is due to be announced in the Queen’s Speech on Monday (14 October).
The government has already made it clear that three main policy areas will be addressed – the implementation of the pensions dashboard, collective defined contribution (CDC) pension schemes and the defined benefit white paper
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) whistleblower Jane Hutton has been fired from her role as non-executive director of the scheme’s trustee board
The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has recommended that the government reviews a series of complex pension tax measures, which it says are so complicated that they are creating unfair “distortions” for savers
Around 85 per cent of DB schemes are likely to implement a flexible retirement option, according to Aon’s 2019 Global Pension Risk Survey
Laura Blows speaks to Laird R. Landmann, group managing director and co-director of fixed income at US-based TCW, about the opportunities TCW can provide for UK pension funds
Laura Blows talks to the Society of Pension Professionals president, Paul McGlone, about both the industry's and the society's latest developments.
Alex Mitchell, Head of Tracing & Data Solutions at Capita, meets Francesca Fabrizi, Editor in Chief of Pensions Age to discuss recent trends in the pensions tracing space
Francesca Fabrizi meets Craig Scordellis, Head of Long-Only Multi-Asset Credit at CQS, to discuss what MAC strategies can offer pension schemes today
Laura Blows speaks to PMI president Lesley Carline about how the institute is continuously adapting to cater to evolving industry requirements
Laura Blows speaks to the Pension Protection Fund's chief financial officer Andy McKinnon about the latest version of the PPF's Purple Book
Eli Lilly and Company, the global pharmaceutical business, has a DB pension scheme with around 6,500 members, including 700 active ones. Jack Gray speaks to Lilly director, pensions and beneﬁts, Julie Osman, about the scheme’s member outcomes, the challenges facing its trustees and its road to self-suﬃciency
UK-based pension schemes with a strong overseas parent may consider themselves lucky, and while having it may initially seem beneﬁcial, regulatory and cultural hurdles may oﬅen prove oﬀ-putting for a foreign parent. Theo Andrew weighs up the pros and cons of an overseas parent company
Many medical conditions that could force individuals out of work
altogether or absent for long periods of time, signiﬁcantly hampering
their attempts to save for retirement, are eﬀectively invisible to onlookers.
David Adams looks at the scale of this problem and what employers and
policymakers could do to improve the situation