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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

17th December 2018

  • The Financial Guidance and Claims Act 2018 (Commencement No 5) Regulations 2018
  • CMA publishes final report on investment consultancy market
  • The FCA consults on patient capital
  • Manage and Register Pension Schemes service newsletter
  • Final PPF Levy Determination 2019/20 published
  • Pensions Ombudsman reappointed
  • TPR warns schemes to check if they are master trusts

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10th December 2018

  • Automatic enrolment: earnings trigger review and 2019/20 qualifying earnings band published
  • Draft Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 published
  • Over the Counter Derivatives, Central Counterparties and Trade Repositories (Amendment, etc, and Transitional Provision) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
  • DWP consults on DB consolidation vehicles
  • FCA publishes key findings on pension transfer advice work
  • Joint scams campaign leads to surge in queries
  • HMRC publishes Relief at Source Pension Schemes Newsletter December 2018
  • Indexation of public service pensions direction issued
  • PLSA launches patient capital guide for trustees
  • Thirteenth version of the Purple Book published
  • British Telecommunications PLC v BT Pension Scheme Trustees Limited & Bruce-Watt (Court of Appeal, 4 December 2018)

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3rd December 2018

  • The Occupational Pensions (Revaluation) Order 2018
  • Revaluation of State Pension components – Orders made
  • State Pension uprating confirmed
  • Pensions dashboards: feasibility report and consultation
  • FSCS to raise “supplementary levy”
  • HMRC publishes Countdown Bulletin issue 39
  • PPF launches new website
  • PPI publishes report on CDC schemes
  • Hymanson v HMRC – First-tier Tribunal (13 November 2018)

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26th November 2018

  • Draft Insolvency (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 published
  • FCA launches further consultations ahead of the UK’s exit from the EU
  • HMRC publishes Pension schemes newsletter 105
  • Pension Wise service evaluation 2017 to 2018 published
  • TPR publishes guidance on triggering event duties for master trusts

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19th November 2018

  • New Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
  • ECWG publishes guide on Type A Contingent Asset Guarantee Certification
  • EIOPA publishes principles and guidance for the Pension Benefit Statement
  • HMT publishes revised public service pension schemes discount rate guidance

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