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Five takeaways from the DWP’s review of TPR

The DWP recently published the outcome of its review of TPR. The report concludes that TPR is “broadly well-run and well regarded” and has a “strong relationship with the DWP”. Notable successes include the implementation of...

What happens when the pensions industry gets drawn into bigger world events?

Want to hear more on the LDI crisis and the Virgin Media case? Click here to listen to James and Pete’s recent podcast where they dive deeper into the subject. So much of what we do is complex and technical.  To the outside...

DWP review of transfer conditions regulations published

Further to our previous blog on the 2021 transfer conditions regulations, the DWP has now published its highly anticipated review of the “operation, appropriateness, and effectiveness of the regulations”. The hope was that the DWP...

Barbie: the Pensions Regulator’s ‘ideal’ trustee?

  *This blog contains spoilers for the new Barbie film Barbie has had many careers since her inception in 1959 but, to my knowledge, an occupational pension scheme trustee is not one of them. Has she missed her calling? Earlier this...

The Mansion House Pensions Avalanche

The natural inclination is to ‘do’. It is human instinct. Do something; do anything; do everything. Never is that urge stronger than when what looks like seismic changes appear in the rear-view mirror.  The type of changes like those...

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What does the future hold for defined contribution?

The only certainty in the pensions industry (in my experience anyway) is that there is no such thing as a quiet year. Now that the dust has settled on the Spring Budget tax changes, it is an opportune time to look at what the future might...

Hot Topic: TPR’s General Code: what should trustees be doing now?

TPR’s new single code of practice (the “Code”) is expected to be published in spring 2023. Although we are still waiting to see what the final Code looks like, there are steps trustees can take now to prepare. Read our hot topic...