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“Innovation opportunities do not come with the tempest but with the rustling of the breeze” Peter Drucker
09 October 2020

“Innovation opportunities do not come with the tempest but with the rustling of the breeze” Peter Drucker

September 2020 marked the first time the PMI has offered a large scale online exam with its Certificate in Pensions Calculations, traditionally a paper-based exam, moving into the digital world across all of the United Kingdom and Ireland. Approximately 700 learners participated in the series of exams over the month.

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The future of DB funding
09 October 2020

The future of DB funding

Our first consultation on Defined Benefit (DB) funding closed last month (September). It ran for six months and we wanted the industry’s help to shape the foundations of how we regulate DB schemes for years to come. I’m delighted that we received about 150 responses.

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Taking the Pulse of pensions: PMI’s 4th survey results
11 September 2020

Taking the Pulse of pensions: PMI’s 4th survey results

As we review the outputs from our 4th Pulse survey, we felt it may be worthwhile looking to see if any trends were emerging. The aim was to not only find out what the industry felt on key hot topics but also to ascertain if opinions regarding policy and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) were showing any movement. For the first time we feel we can look at trends developing and move forward with our Pensions Tracker.

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Trustees must remain ready for Covid-19 balancing act
11 September 2020

Trustees must remain ready for Covid-19 balancing act

When lockdown began in March the long-term economic impact of the coronavirus was far from clear.

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PMI Mentoring and Development Programme: mentor update
11 September 2020

PMI Mentoring and Development Programme: mentor update

I have worked in the Pensions Industry since 1997. I worked in pensions administration for ten years (albeit three years of that was part-time while I did my degree), and I have supported Trustee Boards for the past thirteen years. I am currently Pensions Manager of a midsize open Defined Benefit (DB) scheme. I have been fortunate enough to work alongside some fantastic people during that time. When I read the PMI was running a new mentoring programme I applied as a mentor in the hope I could pass on some of the things I have learnt in the past two decades.

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The benefits of online learning with the PMI during lockdown
11 September 2020

The benefits of online learning with the PMI during lockdown

With the nation working from home, it has been a big change for most. Adapting to a new environment is never easy and adapting in a time like this feels even stranger.

Read more
Taking the Pulse of pensions: PMI’s 4th survey results
11 September 2020

Taking the Pulse of pensions: PMI’s 4th survey results

As we review the outputs from our 4th Pulse survey, we felt it may be worthwhile looking to see if any trends were emerging. The aim was to not only find out what the industry felt on key hot topics but also to ascertain if opinions regarding policy and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) were showing any movement. For the first time we feel we can look at trends developing and move forward with our Pensions Tracker.

Read more
Trustees must remain ready for Covid-19 balancing act
11 September 2020

Trustees must remain ready for Covid-19 balancing act

When lockdown began in March the long-term economic impact of the coronavirus was far from clear.

Read more
PMI Mentoring and Development Programme: mentor update
11 September 2020

PMI Mentoring and Development Programme: mentor update

I have worked in the Pensions Industry since 1997. I worked in pensions administration for ten years (albeit three years of that was part-time while I did my degree), and I have supported Trustee Boards for the past thirteen years. I am currently Pensions Manager of a midsize open Defined Benefit (DB) scheme. I have been fortunate enough to work alongside some fantastic people during that time. When I read the PMI was running a new mentoring programme I applied as a mentor in the hope I could pass on some of the things I have learnt in the past two decades.

Read more
The benefits of online learning with the PMI during lockdown
11 September 2020

The benefits of online learning with the PMI during lockdown

With the nation working from home, it has been a big change for most. Adapting to a new environment is never easy and adapting in a time like this feels even stranger.

Read more
“Innovation opportunities do not come with the tempest but with the rustling of the breeze” Peter Drucker
09 October 2020

“Innovation opportunities do not come with the tempest but with the rustling of the breeze” Peter Drucker

September 2020 marked the first time the PMI has offered a large scale online exam with its Certificate in Pensions Calculations, traditionally a paper-based exam, moving into the digital world across all of the United Kingdom and Ireland. Approximately 700 learners participated in the series of exams over the month.

Read more
The future of DB funding
09 October 2020

The future of DB funding

Our first consultation on Defined Benefit (DB) funding closed last month (September). It ran for six months and we wanted the industry’s help to shape the foundations of how we regulate DB schemes for years to come. I’m delighted that we received about 150 responses.

Read more