Tag Archives: RPI

Pension Schemes lose inflation ruling to the great relief of the Treasury.

Three pension funds took the Treasury to the High Court over changes to the retail price index and yesterday they lost. What this means to the schemes is that a lot of RPI linked gilts (linkers) will pay out less … Continue reading

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No blubbing over the future of RPI please.

“I love the way they are doing this – it is not a move from RPI to CPIH, but recalculating RPI as if it were CPIH – and unless the Bank of England says that is a material change, eliminates … Continue reading

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Five ways the change from RPI may impact you and your pension

  It doesn’t matter if you are an employer or a DB pensioner or a DC saver, the Government’s decision to move from RPI to CPIH in 2030 will almost certainly impact you. The winners in this will be the … Continue reading

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CPI, RPI and CPIH – get up to speed pension people!

  I first published this blog in May 2017. Since then the Treasury has been consulting on the RPI/CPI/CPIH issues identified by the Royal Statistical Society. The result of that consultation is due anytime (most likely Wednesday 25th November). The … Continue reading

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You want to know the difference between RPI and CPI – from an expert?

Sometimes twitter just says wow! This is one of those times! Oh this is excellent. I mean seriously excellent. @TheActuaryMag @ProfPensions https://t.co/aJluICOIdk — Mike Harrison (@HigherEdActuary) May 12, 2017   Response to Department for Work and Pensions consultation on Security … Continue reading

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