Tag Archives: Funding Code

Neil Bull from TPR on the DB Funding Code – unmissable PlayPen event


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DWP funding regs. suffer from “recency-bias” – Keating and Clacher

This is the fifth in our series of blogs addressing the questions posed in the DWP’s Funding Regulations consultation.  Links to the previous blogs are provided at the end of this blog. We follow the same conventions as in previous … Continue reading

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Keating and Clacher explain the threat from the proposed DWP funding regulations

DB Funding Regulations  The story so far The DB Funding Code is back on the agenda following the DWP’s draft funding regulations and comments in the FT from TPR Chair, Sarah Smart. The proposals have brought a number of criticisms … Continue reading

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Buzzing for the 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

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A Minister Drinking the Regulator’s Kool-Aid – No Consolation

An article by Con Keating The  preamble to a recent article in Professional Pensions by the Pensions Minister, Guy Opperman, read: ” In the fourth of a five-part series of articles for PP, pensions minister Guy Opperman sets out how … Continue reading

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Have DB pensions dodged the Beeching bullet?

When the Pensions Regulator launched its DB funding consultation earlier in the year, I thought it a “slam dunk”.  Back then it was already clear the world was in the grip of a pandemic and the paper presaged what was … Continue reading

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