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7 Days Archive

A weekly digest of developments in pensions, normally published on Monday afternoons. We collate the information from key industry sources, such as the DWP, HMRC and TPR.

7 Days Archive

10th August 2020

  • Coronavirus – Sackers response
  • FCA consults on additional levy
  • Guidance on GMP equalisation communications
  • TPR blog: “Trustees must remain ready for COVID-19 balancing act”
  • TPR response to WPC report on COVID-19

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3rd August 2020

  • Coronavirus – Sackers response
  • Regulations on redundancy pay for furloughed employees
  • Opposite-sex civil partnership in Scotland
  • Regulations on exit payments in the public sector
  • EIOPA Financial Stability Report
  • HMRC issues Pension Schemes Newsletter 122
  • PASA publishes further COVID-19 guidance for administrators
  • PLSA call for evidence on DC decumulation
  • PLSA implementation statement guidance
  • TPR blog on diversity
  • WPC examines impact of pension freedoms and protecting pension savers
  • WPC asks for input on small pension pots

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27th July 2020

  • Coronavirus – Sackers response
  • Finance Bill receives Royal Assent
  • Amendments to PPF creditor rights under Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act
  • Draft tax legislation on collective money purchase schemes
  • DCIF report on ESG
  • Survivor benefits for opposite–sex widowers and surviving male civil partners in public service pensions
  • Updates to PTM
  • HMRC newsletter on Managing Pension Schemes Service
  • Call for evidence on pensions tax relief administration
  • Consultation response: exit payments in the public sector
  • ICO updated statement on Schrems II
  • PPI report on small pots

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20th July 2020

  • Coronavirus – Sackers response
  • Pension Schemes Bill to progress “later this year”
  • Religious same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland
  • Trust Registration Service consultation outcome
  • GMP Equalisation Working Group launches Data Guidance
  • HMRC GMP equalisation tax guidance
  • Consultation on public services pension scheme transitional arrangements
  • ICO updates regulatory approach during Coronavirus
  • TPO Corporate Plan 2020-23 and annual report and accounts 2019-20
  • TPR annual report and accounts 2019-20
  • Safeway v Newton (Court of Appeal – 13 July 2020)
  • Schrems II (Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland Ltd) (European Court of Justice – 16 July 2020)

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13th July 2020

  • Coronavirus – Sackers response
  • Regulations on PPF’s moratorium and restructuring plan rights
  • Summer Economic Update – Chancellor announces Plan for Jobs
  • Companies House updates online document service
  • DWP guidance on pensions for UK nationals in the EEA or Switzerland
  • DWP article on pensions and greenhouse gas emissions
  • FCA guidance for firms on end of Brexit transition period
  • FCA to launch enhanced financial services register
  • FRC principles for operational separation of audit practices
  • PPF – levy payment extensions and electronic invoices

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