Monthly Archives: April 2015

How trustees can tackle those 3am woes

Pensions Expert, April 2015, by Leonard Bowman.

While governance can often be seen as a tick-box process, a small number of issues are increasingly keeping pension directors and chairs of trustees awake at night.

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News for week ending 24 April

In response to the political parties’ manifestos, both the NAPF and ACA have bemoaned the lack of long term pension planning, whilst Tesco has announced the completion of its 2014 funding valuation.


Pensions Arena April 2015

April’s Pensions Arena contains all the usual financial and investment analysis for the quarter ending 31 March 2015, presented in the BAC Dashboard.

This quarter we also take a step back and look at what actions companies could and should be taking to manage their defined benefit pension liabilities, now that the initial frenzy accompanying the arrival of Freedom and Choice has begun to subside.


News for week ending 17 April

The party manifestos put the spotlight on pension tax relief, CPI remains at zero whilst the FCA fines BNY Mellon £126 million for custody failings.


News for week ending 10 April

6th April has arrived and providers are experiencing a high level of enquiries, whilst HMRC continues to reinforce the tax complications facing individuals and administrators.