TPR carried out research which identified that many schemes were not being run to the standard expected by TPR. On the back of these findings TPR initiated an education program which was given the name of “21st Century Trusteeship”.
Pension consolidation is a broad concept, ranging from simplifying a scheme’s governance structure, to merging with other schemes to take advantage of economies of scale.
Despite the trend to move away from DB in favour of more flexible DC arrangements, employers wanting to maximise provision of benefits for employees without breaching the Annual Allowance and Lifetime Allowance limits may find a DB SSAS suits their needs.
The High Court has published its judgement in the case of Lloyds Banking Group Pension Trustees Limited vs Lloyds Bank plc (and others).
A detailed look at the rules regarding the taxation of pension death benefits with effect from 6 April 2015.
Our 93rd edition of PATHways highlights pensions news and legislation that has particular relevance to what we do in pension administration.
Owning listed properties can come with additional complications. However, these are not insurmountable, even in a self-invested pension.
As the FCA announce a major policy statement on improving the quality of pension transfer advice, we take stock of the situation, look past incendiary headlines and find positive signs in an important area.
Our Autumn PerioDiC newsletter summarises the trustee, company, and other elements to be aware of which help with running a defined contribution (DC) scheme.
Our latest Current Issues in Pensions Financial Reporting newsletter details the key financial assumptions required for determining pension liabilities under UK and international accounting standards as at 30 September 2018.