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Blog: September 2017 Archive

Birthday wishes for a happier DC picture

This was the first time I had ever been treated to a chorus of “Happy Birthday” as I took to the podium. Now I had to live up to that rousing start. And you may think that talking about pensions was not the way to do it.

Picture postcards from a global pensions tour

Clocking up nearly two million airmiles in the course of a global career in pensions is impressive enough. David Harris took us on a world tour of pensions and benefits to help inform how the UK should be viewing its own challenges.

Brexit darkroom will still leave pensions in the spotlight

Former pensions minister Steve Webb took the political temperature for our DC Snapshot event -and warned that the Brexit roadblock in Parliament would not protect pensions from possible tax changes. Mark Futcher explores.

Why aren’t pensions the picture of happiness?

Most of us feel our way through life. Pensions people count their way. I think this accurately reflects the fracture between most people saving for their old age and the blind spot which looms when engaging with the industry who can deliver that ambition.

Don’t believe everything you hear!

For the first time in my life I have my very own garden. The only problem is I have no idea what to do with it. I imagine some people feel a similar sort of bewilderment when they think about their pension savings. Lisa White explores.

Legal Entity Identifiers: what are they - and does your SSAS need one?

You may need to obtain a reference from the London Stock Exchange, in order for the scheme trustees to carry on investing after 2 January 2018, because of new legislation. James Jones-Tinsley explores.

Understanding pensions: they’re not rocket science!

Pension Awareness Day is an award-winning campaign which aims to promote the importance of saving for the future. Malcolm McLean shares four possible ways to help improve the public awareness on pensions.

Hoover’s chance to clean up as members swept into PPF

Regulated apportionment arrangements are becoming more common as stressed employers look to cut ties with their pension scheme. We look at the settlement agreed with the Pensions Regulator for Hoover Limited.

Are paid trustees professionals? Are professional trustees paid?

As part of a drive towards “21st Century Trusteeship and Governance”, having taken on board feedback received during their recent consultation , The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has finalised its description of what constitutes a “professional trustee”.

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