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Options for Defined Benefits schemes: consultation

Background On 23 February 2024, the DWP issued a consultation on options for Defined Benefit schemes. In this response General comments Responses to specific consultation questions General comments As pensions lawyers our expertise lies,...

TPR Statement of strategy: consultation

Background On 5 March 2024, the Pensions Regulator (“TPR”) issued a consultation (“the Consultation”) on the statement of strategy (“the Statement”) that DB trustees will need to submit as part of planning and managing their...

Advice Guidance Boundary Review – proposals for closing the advice gap

Background On 8 December 2023, the FCA and HMT published a policy paper on the advice guidance boundary, with initial proposals to change the way financial advice and support are delivered to consumers. It aims to help develop a regulatory...

Looking to the future: Greater member security and rebalancing risk – a call for evidence

Background On 22 November 2023, the DWP issued a call for evidence on the implementation of a “lifetime provider model” for workplace pensions, how collective defined contribution (“CDC”) schemes could support members, and...

Abolition of the Lifetime Allowance – draft Finance Bill clauses

Background On 18 July 2023, draft clauses for inclusion in the next Finance Bill to deal with abolishing the lifetime allowance (“LTA”) from 6 April 2024 were published for technical consultation by HM Revenue & Customs...

Pension trustee skills, capability and culture: a call for evidence

Background On 11 July 2023, the DWP and HMT issued a call for evidence to support the development of policy options for improving the skills and capability of pension trustees and removing barriers to trustees’ ability to make effective...

Options for Defined Benefits schemes: a call for evidence

Background On 11 July 2023, the DWP issued a call for evidence on options for Defined Benefit schemes. In this response General comments Responses to specific consultation questions We welcome the opportunity to respond to this call for...