Monthly Archives: September 2016

News for week ending 30 September

Regulator wants more flexibility on valuation timings, DWP consults on valuing pensions for advice requirement and BMW plans to close its UK DB schemes to future accrual.


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News for week ending 23 September

Work & Pensions Committee turns focus on Bernard Matthews scheme, PPF announces 2017/18 levy estimate and Treasury consults on new definition of financial advice.


News for week ending 16 September

Pensions Dashboard to be ready by March 2017 whilst consultations start for changes to PPF’s valuation assumptions and long service cap.


News for week ending 9 September

HMRC delays VAT changes (again), LISA survives change of government, Phoenix Group carries out second PIE exercise whilst Post Office faces a 24 hour strike.



News for week ending 2 September

The Treasury consults on pension advice allowance, M&S pushes ahead with DB closure whilst Pirelli transacts a £600 million longevity swap.