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Daylight savings and retirement savings

24 March 2017

Peter Nicholas discusses the importance of communications and the importance of working together to find the right way to save for the future.

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Qrops tax hits wrong target, says Pension Life

23 March 2017

The government is letting pension scammers off the hook by targeting legitimate firms, according to Pension Life.

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Changes to public sector pension scheme asset allocation

23 March 2017

Public sector pension funds have increased their exposure to alternative assets over the last three years.

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Bulk annuities topped £10bn in 2016

23 March 2017

Pension buy-ins and buy-outs by UK pension schemes came to £10.2bn in 2016, according to consultants LCP.

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In two related articles Gowling discuss the security and sustainability of DB funds following the release of the DWP green paper

22 March 2017

On 20 February 2017, the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) released its Green Paper entitled "Security and Sustainability in Defined Benefit Pension Schemes". The Green Paper explores the current issues facing Defined Benefit (DB) pension schemes and seeks views from members, trustees, employers and other pension professionals on the ways in which confidence might be restored in a system which, although it has worked well for decades, has suffered in recent times due (at least in part) to the negative impact of some high profile cases.

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Honesty needed for consultant-trustee relationships

17 March 2017

A lack of frank conversation between consultants and trustees could be adversely affecting pension schemes and members.

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Royal Mail pension scheme consultation ends

17 March 2017

A member consultation on the future of the Royal Mail pension scheme closed on 10 March, after a three-month consultation period.

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