Monthly Archives: March 2014

News for week ending 28 March

The EC publishes the draft of its new pensions directive whilst the ICI Fund breaks the record for the largest bulk annuity transaction.



News for week ending 21 March

The Budget generated most of the week’s pensions news but there was also an announcement from the PPF about its new insolvency model.


News for week ending 14 March

AE’s impact is seen clearly in the latest ONS pension membership figures, whilst pensions tax is in the news in the run-up to this week’s Budget.



News for week ending 7 March

The PPF plans changes to its valuation assumptions, HMRC begins to gear up for the end of contracting-out in 2016 and a flurry of de-risking announcements.


News for week ending 28 February

Regulator defends DB funding code and Government says it will cap DC charges for AE schemes, whilst BT pushes ahead with its PIE.