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What do Antigua and Barbuda and pension trustees have in common? (And it’s got nothing to do with rum or pirates!)

9 December 2019 is an important date in each of their respective calendars, albeit for different reasons. 9 December is national heroes day in Antigua and Barbuda and it is also a date that should be of note for pension scheme trustees. Not only is it the eve of the coming into force of various … Continue Reading

End of Round One for TPR?

The pension schemes bill has been issued, giving The Pensions Regulator (TPR) stronger powers, but its passage through parliament is far from over. The new bill legislates for “collective money purchase benefits” and the pensions dashboard, it amends the scheme funding provisions of the Pensions Act 2004 and introduces changes to the individual transfer regime … Continue Reading

An Ode to Pensions Risk Management

Risk management is tricky, as things move along so fast, You think you have it covered, but that status doesn’t last. In terms of regulations, you may be surprised to learn Five hundred have been issued since the last decade did turn. We’re close to Twenty Twenty, it’s a good time to reflect On headlines … Continue Reading

What’s the time, Mr Wolf?

Dinner time! Or rather, it’s time for our near annual reminder of the perils of ignoring The Pensions Regulator (TPR). We know by now that it really does bite! In 2017 we wrote about the first high profile uses by TPR of its power to prosecute individuals for failing, without reasonable excuse, to comply with … Continue Reading

Turkey and tinsel… and setting objectives for your investment consultants

The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) has issued its final order in relation to its investigation into the investment consultancy and fiduciary management market. The order comes into effect in two parts. Most provisions are effective from 10 December 2019, giving trustees and managers time to prepare for the changes. The monitoring and compliance provisions … Continue Reading

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party – The Diversity of Trustee Boards

The Mad Hatter’s tea party would not have been as brilliantly bonkers if the characters were not so diverse. Could pension schemes be managed better if they were more diverse, or is the Pensions Regulator (TPR) just as mad for promoting the need for change? If it is your birthday, unbirthday or any other day … Continue Reading
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