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Distressed schemes should pay PPF level benefits

23 April 2014 / Blogs

It is usually in everyone's interest for schemes to continue as long as possible should we therefore allow those in distress to reduce their benefits to PPF levels

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Current Issues - April

01 April 2014 / Newsletters

Current Issues - April 2014, including Budget Changes, Record-keeping Update and a new European Directive.

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Budget 2014 - Short term populism or new dawn?

20 March 2014 / Blogs

Nick takes a "glass half empty look" at the 2014 Budget debate

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Budget 2014 - where did that come from?

20 March 2014 / Blogs

Chris shares his initial thoughts on the 2014 budget

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Current Issues - March

01 March 2014 / Newsletters

Current Issues - March 2014 including Same-sex Marriages, Change in the Lifetime Allowance, PPF Levy, Changes to SMPI and New mortality base tables.

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Current Issues - February

01 February 2014 / Newsletters

Current Issues - February 2014 including Statutory Employer, Guaranteed minimum pension, VAT on DB pension provision, Evaluating DC & AVC benefits against TPR quality features, Changes to scheme returns, FRC issues warnings in respect of asset backed contributions and PPF compensation cap, Auto-enrolment changes.

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Current Issues - January

01 January 2014 / Newsletters

Current Issues - January 2014 including new funding code of practice, PPF finalises 2014/15 Levy, Individual Protection and Fixed Protection 2014, Record Keeping Update and Autumn Statement: further increases in the State Pension Age

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Current Issues - October

01 October 2013 / Newsletters

Current Issues – October 2013 including OFT proposes DC pension reforms, consultancy charges banned for some DC schemes, estimated 10% levy increase for 2014/15, late contribution guidance, government makes auto-enrolment easier for employers and a guide for new trustees published.

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Current Issues - September

01 September 2013 / Newsletters

Current Issues - September 2013 including drop in FTSE, is the UK workforce adequately preparing fpr retirement?

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Current Issues - August

01 August 2013 / Newsletters

Current Issues - August 2013 including TPR record-keeping requirements, are governance structures letting pension schemes down, bad times for annuity hunters?

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