Latest articles from Joe Dabrowski

Superfunds: A safer prospect for members?

Joe Dabrowski

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's Joe Dabrowski says that despite the debate raging on the details of superfund regulation, improving members' chances of receiving their benefits in full should be welcomed.

Superfunds play vital role in the future of DB

Joe Dabrowski

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's Joe Dabrowski welcomes the government's apparent desire to enable superfunds in the UK, and urges mastertrust-style authorisation processes to keep members safe.

Increasing TPR powers vital to protect DB schemes

Joe Dabrowski

From the blog: The white paper on protecting defined benefit schemes will go under the spotlight on Wednesday with both the Pensions Regulator and pensions minister giving oral evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee as part of its inquiry.

One key proposal – to be discussed during tomorrow’s hearing – is the strengthening of the regulatory framework and giving the regulator greater enforcement and information gathering powers.

This could help avoid or mitigate situations like that of Carillion and BHS, and would be a very positive step forward.

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SPA increase could hurt under-saved Generation X

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The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's Joe Dabrowski sets out the major issues that pensions policy must tackle, including the unintended consequences of an accelerated increase in the state pension age.

PLSA: Regulator should provide protections on index switching

Joe Dabrowski

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association’s Joe Dabrowski offers a glimpse of what the organisation will say in its response to the government’s defined benefit green paper.