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Tag Archives: DB Funding Code
Views of the proposed DB Funding Code from Con Keating In their weekly Pensions Buzz survey, Professional Pensions posed the following question: “Is TPR’s approach to the new DB funding code the correct one in your view?” There were 100 respondents … Continue reading
Very early in my career, in order to learn to understand and speak Japanese, it was necessary to comprehend the circumlocutions and etiquette of that culture. ‘Yes, but….’ means ‘NO!’ was an early revelation. Responses to regulatory consultations similarly have … Continue reading
@JosephineCumbo could you pls explain why “open” DB schemes are less risky than closed schemes, and should therefore be subject to weaker funding requirements? “Josephine Cumbo: Open and closed case @@corpadviser https://t.co/u3loRiZxB6 — John Ralfe (@JohnRalfe1) October 30, 2020 The … Continue reading
With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies? The DB Funding Code: An Existential Threat to Open DB Scheme
We have been asked what impact the Funding Code would have on open schemes by a number of correspondents. This blog illustrates why the new funding code is the biggest risk that open scheme members face . Simply put, … Continue reading
Editor’s note Apologies to the APL and to readers for the poor reproduction of Rosalind Connor’s letter. This is due to the shortcomings of my PDF reading rather than a failure of the APL to correctly format … Continue reading
In March 2020, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) opened a consultation on its proposed revisions to the DB funding code. In framing its response, First Actuarial proposes seven ways to change DB funding for the better. What do we want the … Continue reading
Sam Marsh is a lecturer and branch president of the Sheffield UCU. He has responded on his own behalf to TPR’s consultation. Continue reading
I have asked for responses to the Pension Regulator’s consultation questions and Ros Altmann has obliged. As a member of the House of Lords and former Pension Minister, I hope Ros’ replies will be of particular interest Continue reading
Although people have been living far longer than used to be the case, the financial assumptions are generally far more significant than the demographic assumptions.
If, as appears to be the case, we can’t get simple things right, why should we think we can tackle complex stuff successfully? Continue reading