News week ending 2 August
In the news this week, the pensions minister remains, the DWP publishes its proposed rules to implement the CMA’s recommendations, both TPR and the FCA have a busy week, whilst BAT buys in.
Pensions Arena July 2019
ROOT and branch
For a picture of bac’s approach to DB governance, imagine a flourishing tree. The root system is not usually visible but it’s crucial to the health of the whole tree, as is the environment in which the tree lives.
In this Pensions Arena, Andrew Udale-Smith aims to get to the ROOT of what makes for good governance for a DB scheme. The article looks at Risk management, the two branches of Organisational and Operational governance and the use of Technology. For a start, there is no “one-size fits all” when it comes to governance, with each scheme and trustee board needing to develop an approach which works best for them…
And, of course, July’s Pensions Arena contains all the usual financial and investment analysis for the quarter ending 30 June 2019, presented in the BAC Dashboard.
News week ending 19 July
In the news this week, the Pensions Regulator announces a review of its codes of practice and the GMP equalisation group publishes a call to action.
News week ending 5 July
In the news this week, another busy week for the Regulator with a major consultation on the future of trusteeship, a blog on the consolidation of smaller schemes and a joint working group with the Government on climate change. Meanwhile Smiths Industries Pension Scheme has completed its third buy-in.
News week ending 28 June
In the news this week, a busy week for the Regulator which has published updated DC investment guidance and its annual scheme funding statistics.