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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

11th February 2019

  • Government response – a stronger Pensions Regulator
  • Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 published
  • The Pension Protection Fund and Occupational Pension Schemes (Levy Ceiling and Compensation Cap) Order 2019
  • DWP DC consultation: “Investment innovation and future consolidation”
  • Pensions dashboard: Government confirms provider data compulsion
  • Planning and preparing for later life: social survey feasibility study
  • Agreement reached on EMIR Refit Regulation

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4th February 2019

  • FCA issues stewardship papers for consultation
  • FCA publishes second set of rules following Asset Management Market Study
  • FRC consults on proposed revisions to the UK Stewardship Code
  • FRC issues draft amendments to FRS 102
  • FCA / PRA joint consultation on FSCS management expenses levy limit
  • HMRC publishes Pension schemes newsletter 106
  • PLSA Corporate Governance Policy and Voting Guidelines 2019
  • Government to pause element of public service pensions valuations
  • TPR publishes scheme return data for 2018/19

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28th January 2019

  • CMA publishes remedies implementation timetable in investment consultants market investigation
  • FCA publishes consultation in relation to its Retirement Outcomes Review (ROR)
  • Government grants NEST contingency funding
  • HMRC publishes GMP “conversion and equalisation” guidance note
  • PLSA launches new PQM standards
  • Report into DB transfers, and joint protocol issued
  • TPR issues statement on Brexit
  • TPR issues updated scheme data guide
  • WPC seeks industry views on auto-enrolment evidence

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21st January 2019

  • Consultation on draft Order to extend bridging pension age discrimination exemption
  • HMRC publishes Relief at Source Pension Schemes Newsletter January 2019
  • HMRC publishes Countdown Bulletin issue 41
  • TPR and Insolvency Service flag cold-calling ban

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14th January 2019

  • LTA increase confirmed
  • FCA highlights developments in pensions savings and retirement income sector
  • HMRC guidance for members on allowances when flexibly accessing pension
  • Consultation launched to strengthen LGPS pension protection
  • GMP equalisation industry group established
  • PPF updates insolvency guidance
  • WPC launches inquiry into charging for DB transfer advice

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