Monthly Archives: December 2013

Review of the year 2013

In our review of the year 2013, we look back at the key pension developments which affected companies in 2013, as well as the corporate news which made the pension headlines. We also briefly review market conditions and investment returns, funding valuations, pension change and de-risking.


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News for week ending 20 December

RPIJ gets the green light as an official national statistic whilst there are tentative signs of the beginning of the end of QE.


News for week ending 13 December

PPF confirms 2014/15 levy whilst HMRC confirms details of Individual Protection.


News for week ending 6 December

The Regulator consults on its new approach to regulating DB funding, whilst George Osborne decides that State pension should be paid for no more than a third of adult life.


News for week ending 29 November

PIC off-loads mortality risk, ABCs are being used to cover smaller deficits whilst the SNP worries about Scottish pensioners’ shorter life expectancy.