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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

18th January 2021

  • Pension Schemes Bill progress
  • DWP response to review of default charge cap
  • ECPA paper focuses on importance of employer longevity
  • EDPB updates documents on end of Brexit transition period
  • EDPB & EDPS adopt joint opinions on new sets of SCCs
  • FCA launches DB Advice Assessment Tool
  • Investment Association and PLSA launch stewardship steering group
  • PPI report on the issue of small DC deferred pots worldwide
  • TPR response on DB funding code of practice consultation
  • TPR updates COVID-19 guidance on DC scheme management and investment

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11th January 2021

  • Government announces expansion of Dormant Assets Scheme
  • FCA details MoUs with European authorities
  • HMRC updates guidance on the CJRS
  • IFoA publishes report on end-states for DB pension schemes
  • Investment in overseas legal cannabis industry
  • Law Society publishes Q&A on electronic signatures
  • Judicial review of exit payment regulations

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4th January 2021

  • Brexit transition period ends, EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement reached
  • Briefing papers on the end of the Brexit transition period and state pension uprating
  • DWP publishes updated Brexit transition guidance
  • FCA publishes final Brexit instruments and Temporary Transitional Power directions
  • FCA to consult on TCFD-aligned disclosures
  • TPR pension scam campaign receives 100 pledges

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14th December 2020

  • Briefing papers on the Pension Schemes Bill and climate change risk
  • Consultation on implementing the ban on corporate directors
  • Government further extends insolvency measures
  • ICO warns public to be vigilant against pensions cold callers
  • IFoA publish report on actuarial factors used to calculate benefits in UK pension schemes
  • PPI issues briefing note on longevity inequality
  • Public sector exit payments – CSCS consultation, and judicial review
  • Scheme returns – reminders and documents
  • TPR comments on responses to first DB funding code consultation
  • TPR warns employers to keep contact details up-to-date

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