The coming year promises to bring a host of new opportunities and challenges in the world of pensions. So many consultations, legislative changes and updated pieces of guidance, make it difficult to … [Read more...] about What are the main themes for developments in pensions in 2022?
Our key date planner sets out the key dates for developments in pensions in 2022. JANUARY TO MARCH Q1 2022 APRIL TO JUNE Q2 20221 January 2022 – new pensions revaluation order applies for … [Read more...] about Key dates for pensions in 2022
1 October 2021 saw a material extension in The Pension Regulator's (TPR) powers. In the coming year, TPR will: gain additional powers (with an extension to its notifiable events regime to cover … [Read more...] about Extending TPR’s powers and A Single Code to guide them all
In 2022, the DWP and TPR were expected to publish final regulations and guidance respectively on a new approach to funding defined benefit schemes. Recently, however, the DWP published a blog post … [Read more...] about A new approach to funding defined benefit pension schemes takes final shape
This year, climate change was a key focus for the pensions and wider investment industries. Glasgow hosted the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). In anticipation of its role as host, the UK … [Read more...] about Environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies extend their reach
The last few years have seen pension scheme liabilities transferred in record-breaking numbers. Reports on the bulk annuity market highlighted trades totalling around £43 billion in 2019. Even the … [Read more...] about A record-breaking year for pensions risk transfer