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Another step towards improving DC member outcomes
13 November 2020

Another step towards improving DC member outcomes

With small pots and small schemes hot topics once again, the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has published a response to its February 2019 consultation on ‘Investment Innovation and Future Consolidation’.

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Procrastination – not the endgame’s friend
13 November 2020

Procrastination – not the endgame’s friend

If I was setting a pensions-related quiz for this publication, I would expect a number of you to identify the 1670s as the decade in which pensions originated. Within a generation (1732 to be precise), a saying that has recently been thrust back into the national consciousness was reportedly used for the first time.

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The great risk transfer
13 November 2020

The great risk transfer

How risky does your life feel? In the middle of a pandemic, probably more risky than usual. We’re living through a time where even society’s adrenaline junkies, those most comfortable with taking risks, are probably spending a little time every day weighing up the risk of popping out for a loaf of bread, catching the bus, or hugging their parents.

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De-risking from a trustee perspective: can there ever be too much?
13 November 2020

De-risking from a trustee perspective: can there ever be too much?

“Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.” A familiar refrain from not so long ago. You may, quite reasonably, wonder what this has to do with pension scheme de-risking. But ‘lockdown’ was clearly a form of de-risking. Similarly, trustee boards have been exhorted to ‘De-risk. Protect the PPF. Save pensions.’

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How can trustees make an informed decision when looking to de-risk
13 November 2020

How can trustees make an informed decision when looking to de-risk

De-risking a pension scheme is a multifaceted and complex task. The list of factors to consider includes:

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Balancing support for employers with protecting savers
13 November 2020

Balancing support for employers with protecting savers

We have all been affected as individuals, and as organisations, by the pandemic and many of us have been called on to make unexpected decisions

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Another step towards improving DC member outcomes
13 November 2020

Another step towards improving DC member outcomes

With small pots and small schemes hot topics once again, the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has published a response to its February 2019 consultation on ‘Investment Innovation and Future Consolidation’.

Read more
Procrastination – not the endgame’s friend
13 November 2020

Procrastination – not the endgame’s friend

If I was setting a pensions-related quiz for this publication, I would expect a number of you to identify the 1670s as the decade in which pensions originated. Within a generation (1732 to be precise), a saying that has recently been thrust back into the national consciousness was reportedly used for the first time.

Read more
The great risk transfer
13 November 2020

The great risk transfer

How risky does your life feel? In the middle of a pandemic, probably more risky than usual. We’re living through a time where even society’s adrenaline junkies, those most comfortable with taking risks, are probably spending a little time every day weighing up the risk of popping out for a loaf of bread, catching the bus, or hugging their parents.

Read more
De-risking from a trustee perspective: can there ever be too much?
13 November 2020

De-risking from a trustee perspective: can there ever be too much?

“Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.” A familiar refrain from not so long ago. You may, quite reasonably, wonder what this has to do with pension scheme de-risking. But ‘lockdown’ was clearly a form of de-risking. Similarly, trustee boards have been exhorted to ‘De-risk. Protect the PPF. Save pensions.’

Read more
How can trustees make an informed decision when looking to de-risk
13 November 2020

How can trustees make an informed decision when looking to de-risk

De-risking a pension scheme is a multifaceted and complex task. The list of factors to consider includes:

Read more
Balancing support for employers with protecting savers
13 November 2020

Balancing support for employers with protecting savers

We have all been affected as individuals, and as organisations, by the pandemic and many of us have been called on to make unexpected decisions

Read more