Monthly Archives: May 2015

Beginner’s guide to master trusts

Master trusts provide an increasingly popular approach for meeting the governance challenges which employers face when setting up DC pension arrangements.

In this BAC Briefing, we look at why this is and give an overview of the nature and regulation of master trusts and the factors involved in choosing one.



News for week ending 22 May

The Regulator publishes its 2015 annual funding statement, CPI turns negative in April whilst Tata Steel faces a strike threat over proposals to close its DB scheme.



News for week ending 15 May

Altmann’s priorities, tranche 8 funding analysis, EIOPA stress tests and success for Nortel scheme members.


News for week ending 8 May

Webb and McClymont depart, advisers are reluctant to advise on DB to DC transfers whilst Lehman Brothers scheme buys out benefits in full.



News for week ending 1 May

Currency and gilts markets are volatile as General Election approaches, Renold secures medically underwritten buy-in whilst Supreme Court rules in Olympic Airlines case.