With more Chairs of trustees completing the 2019 Winmark PensionChair Board Remuneration Report survey than ever before, this year’s findings provided even greater credibility, resonance, as well as revealing a number of new insights. Read on for more.
Since its introduction, the LTA has effectively capped the amount of tax-relievable savings that individuals can build up in registered pension arrangements. We look at the lessons to be learnt and the way you can avoid losing a protected pensions allowance.
The surge in activity in the bulk annuity market looks set to repeat this year. Rosie Fantom looks into what this means for DB schemes and sponsors eyeing future transactions as part of their endgame.
TPR has recently increased its focus on the endgame of UK DB pension schemes. This blog explores how companies paying higher dividends than deficit contributions should expect more of a challenge on this from their trustees and The Pensions Regulator.
The Woodford Investment saga created a surprise for many investors as a result of the suspended redemptions of the Woodford equity fund. The impact it created on individual investors could be a learning curve for pension schemes and trustees.
ESG is a hot topic at present for those who manage DC pension schemes. Regulatory requirements from the DWP and TPR means trustees now have to consider how ESG affects the investment strategy for their members. What are the implications of this change?
As the number of authorised master trusts rises to six, we thought it was worth considering the impact of the authorisation regime so far, good and bad.
Chris Pritchard provides insight into Alternative Risk Premia (ARP). This refers to generating returns by taking risks that are quite different to traditional market risks, such as equity risk and credit risk.
With debt illustrations starting to land on the desks of employers who have historically participated in the ‘the Plumbing Scheme’, Chris Hawley and Matthew Giles of Squire Patton Boggs offer advice on the arising issues and challenges presented to them due this scheme.
According to our Navigating Change report, free thinking and independent advice are crucial factors in avoiding retendering triggers. Paul Houghton’s latest blog provides further insight into these structural shifts.