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Blog: October 2017 Archive

Will the pensions White Paper be going Dutch?

The shadow pensions minister reignites debate on Collective defined contribution schemes. Danny Wilding explores the Dutch method.

Improve your investment governance (and performance!) – 7 top tips

Creating an effective investment governance framework for with-profits funds is essential to maximising long-term returns and we want to help you. Read our 7 top tips here.

Big is beautiful - Will consolidation be successful?

Our latest blog by Malcolm McLean looks into the growing trend of bringing organisations together by replacing a number of smaller units with a larger ones. Is the concept of 'big is beautiful' a good one?

Will new HMRC de-registration powers have unintended consequences for SSASs?

In August 2017, HM Treasury and the Department for Work & Pensions finally released their response to the ‘Pension Scams’ consultation. In our latest blog, James Jones-Tinsley delves deeper.

How prepared are you? The Pension Protection Fund consults on third levy triennium.

The headline news is that the PPF is expecting to collect a total levy that is 10% lower than last year, reflecting the PPF’s strong financial position. So, what changes will there be and what do we need to do? The blog explores more.

All change for the Autumn Budget 2017…

In this blog, we consider some of the options open to the Chancellor, the loose ends still to be tied up and some of the steps that individuals might consider in advance; in case options are restricted on 22 November.

New PPF model: How does it affect schemes in the Not-For-Profit sector?

Changes to the PPF levy model should mean lower levies for the vast majority of schemes sponsored by not-for-profit employers, but a minority of around 10-15% are expected to see an increase in their levy.

Small change?

John Hoskin looks at CP16/17. This is not 'just another' consultation paper on PRA fees.


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