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So how’s DC consolidation actually going?

  The Pensions Regulator has published its 2022 to 202 DC trust: scheme return data  The two key images are the chart and table below. They talk to the consistent picture we have seen since this research and analysis began … Continue reading

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BOE pins LDI crisis on the “obscurity” of small DB funds.

Yesterday I reported on BOE +PRA batting for the pensioner against Government – batting for insured buy-out. That discussion was played out in front of parliament’s Treasury Committee on Monday and that same meeting – part of an inquiry into … Continue reading

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“How do we tell the children?” Our awkward problem over lifestyle.

  For the purpose of this article – I will refer to some savers as our “children“, those under our care who have suffered loss while sleeping. They are the unwitting victims in the collapse in bond markets , including … Continue reading

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A pension doesn’t have to be guaranteed – say the OECD – here’s how!

This blog looks at the various options available to the British pension system as alternatives to the current investment pathways, retirement “savers” have when looking at ways to  access their pension pot.  The options are laid out in this document … Continue reading

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

 

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TPR’s news is that no-one knows what is going on in DC-land.

  Nigel Wilson, boss of Legal & General, said when asked about investment strategies at a parliamentary hearing into LDI, “it may be that actually we want to spend more time on the DC pension schemes” At a separate hearing … Continue reading

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David Fairs will be missed

David Fairs has announced he is leaving his role as policy director at the Pensions Regulator.He will be leaving in March, which is a pretty short run off for such a senior post and he is leaving before the delivery … Continue reading

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TPR will be “Protecting all Pension Savers”

Times have moved on at the Pensions Regulator and the appointment of a young dynamic lawyer in Nausicaa Delfas looks a step in the right direction. Now the FCA needs to work out just where to target its efforts to … Continue reading

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FCA governance head to be the next Pensions Regulator

  The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has announced the appointment of Nausicaa Delfas as its new Chief Executive. She is currently FCA head of Governance, she was until October the acting CEO and Chief Ombudsman of the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). … Continue reading

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LDI more good than harm? LDI more harm than good?

  I’ve been wondering why I’m interested in LDI. It’s not out of academic interest – I don’t think academically and I’m not a practitioner. I have no skin in the game. But LDI interests me as someone who’s interested … Continue reading

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