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Give me strength! DWP confirms plans to expand TPR’s powers

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published a response to its June 2018 consultation on the subject of building “a Stronger Pensions Regulator”.

Pensions News – what you may have missed this winter

From Barnardo’s and BT to Superfunds via GMP – Head of Pensions Research, Tyron Potts, maps out an ‘A - Z’ of everything you may have missed in world of pensions this winter.

Pensions News – what you may have missed this summer

From FCA, to GMP, all the way to WPC – Head of Pensions Research, Tyron Potts maps out an A – Z on everything you may have missed in pensions news this summer.

Harder, better, faster, stronger? TPR’s work will never be over

The Pensions Regulator looks set to get much busier in the future with a remit to use an expanded armoury on “the small number of employers evading their obligations” towards DB pension schemes.

Pensions News – what you may have missed this Spring

From CDC, to DWP, all the way to HMRC – Head of Pensions Research, Tyron Potts maps out an A – Z on everything you may have missed in pensions news this spring.

White paper: evolution not revolution

Following last year’s green paper, the Department for Work and Pensions published its long-anticipated white paper, ‘Protecting Defined Benefit Pension Schemes’, giving us a taste of how the pensions industry might be re-shaped in the coming years.

Rounding up the latest trustee news

In his latest blog, Tyron Potts, Associate and Head of Pensions Research gives an in-brief round-up of recent news for trustees.

VAT on pension costs - Part 5: Throwing in the towel?

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) appears to have given up the fight in relation to VAT on defined benefit (DB) pension costs and as predicted, we may now never see a certain Europe-wide VAT ruling applied to pension schemes in the UK. Tyron Potts explores.

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”.

BBC and IBM: Questions of trust and duty

The Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of two employers after amendments in their defined benefit pension schemes were challenged by scheme members. Tyron Potts explores the lessons employers and trustees can learn from the cases.

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