As much of the business world seeks to bounce back from the COVID pandemic, new macroeconomic challenges are presenting themselves that may make refinancing more challenging for sponsoring employers. In his latest blog, David Fairs considers the risks of refinancing to the employer covenant and the actions trustees and sponsoring employers should take to ensure member benefits are protected.Continue reading
Over the coming months we expect around 100 schemes to publish their first reports produced in line with the Climate Change Governance and Reporting Regulations.Continue reading
If the pandemic has shown us anything it’s that the future cannot be predicted with any certainty – nobody has that magical crystal ball.
However, come what may, we are committed to striving to ensure all pension savers are protected and the start of 2022 presents an opportunity to look forward to what the new year will bring to workplace pensions.Continue reading
Salt and pepper, strawberries and cream or gin and tonic, all natural bedfellows.
And new rules, set to come into force this year, aim to create a new partnership, one as synonymous as Laurel and Hardy, Cagney and Lacey, or Ant and Dec: accessing a pension and getting guidance.Continue reading
Following the publication of its Equality Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, Liz Hickey, The Pensions Regulator’s Director of Communications looks forward to what the strategy could achieve for savers and staff by 2025.Continue reading
Today, I’m pleased to say we launch the strategy for our future, putting the saver at the heart of what we do, with a clear roadmap of how we will deliver effective change on the ground.Continue reading
David Fairs reflects on the responses to our first DB funding code consultation and busts a few myths.Continue reading
The economic road ahead looks bumpy. Mike Birch, TPR’s Director of Supervision, tells defined benefit trustees how they can prepare and what to expect from the regulator