News on Pensions February 2016

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  • Tyron Potts

    Tyron Potts

    Associate and Head of Pensions Research

  • In this month's News on Pensions we look at:

    Budget 2016

    We examine the possible impact that the Chancellor's 2016 Budget could have on pensions, including a possible move to a single-rate of tax relief and conjecture surrounding a switch from exempt-exempt-taxed (EET) to a taxed-exempt-exempt (TEE) system.

    2016/17 PPF levy

    The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has confirmed key deadlines for employers and trustees regarding their 2016/17 levy, and published guidance on contingent assets.

    EIOPA

    We look at the results of EIOPA's first stress test which considers the impact of market and longevity shocks on pensions schemes.

    Our news in brief update also features:

    • auto-enrolment: technical changes to regulations 
    • the capping of early exit charges
    • HMRC newsletter