As we approach the 31 March deadline for master trust authorisation applications, we are encouraged that many more providers have applied.
Do you know when a pension scheme can invest in its sponsoring employer or a linked business?Continue reading
Reaching the incredible milestone of 10 million people newly saving or saving more into a pension is like reaching the summit of a mountain.
Some things are foreseeable. As automatic enrolment has created hundreds of thousands of new pension memberships, so the defined contribution (DC) market was inevitably going to grow.Continue reading
The pension cold calling ban is here. Consumers, regulators and police officers alike should celebrate.
A few years ago we started to stamp our feet about master trusts. As automatic enrolment successfully swept through businesses and more and more people were being put into workplace pensions, master trust schemes grew in popularity.
Here at TPR, when we are regulating DB schemes, we have to pull off a complicated balancing act. Parliament has given us a mandate to protect pension savers and the PPF.
In assessing the events of 2017/18, I’m reminded not just of the work of industry and TPR colleagues but of the excellence and the dedication my colleagues at the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) provide.
For several months now, we have talked about our commitment to change as a regulator – to be clearer, quicker and tougher.