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  • Picture for Keeping the LGPS affordable and accessible through austerity
    Keeping the LGPS affordable and accessible through austerity

    Investment pools have been given a target date of 1 April 2018 to be established formally. Melanie Stephenson, of Public Sector Consulting, reports back from the LGC Investment Seminar.

  • Picture for Saving lives – one report at a time…
    Saving lives – one report at a time…

    Important and material information is easily lost in long, technical and “boring” actuarial reports. These are not only tedious to write, but cause report users to lose the will to live!

  • Picture for Two economists - three opinions!
    Two economists - three opinions!

    The current economic climate is causing economists to disagree wildly on the future. Head of Insurance, Scott Eason, reports from our Investment Conference.


  • HEads Up - exploring key issues the HE sector is facing

    With ongoing discussions in relation to the USS very much in mind, we're thinking about the challenges faced by those who want to provide DB benefits for the future, and the ways in which multi-employer schemes can affect different employers differently.

  • PerioDiC - Occupational DC Schemes

    Whether you are a trustee running an occupational scheme, a company offering a master trust scheme or a contract-based scheme, these newsletters help to keep you up to date with elements relevant to your DC arrangement.

  • How long should I stay in drawdown?

    Pension rules now allow individuals to remain in drawdown for life. However, as you get older, or if your circumstances change, it is important to look at whether drawdown is still right for you.

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  • Welcome prospect of tougher rules

    Following the publication of the Government’s White Paper on protecting DB Schemes, Simon Taylor, Partner at Barnett Waddingham, welcomes tougher rules for rogue pension scheme sponsors and increased powers for The Pensions Regulator to enforce these.

  • Welcome regulation strategy from TPR and FCA

    It was confirmed that The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) are working together on a pensions regulatory strategy which will set out how they will work together in the pensions sector in the next 5-10 years.

  • Worrying lack of pension provision by self-employed workers

    ONS have released its latest data in relation to pension provision by the self-employed, Malcolm McLean, senior consultant at Barnett Waddingham believes these latest figures show the “how big the problem is.”

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