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Movers and shakers


Who's who and who's new?

Annuities: Sales surge as consumers trade flexibility for security


Annuities are back with a bang – for your buck

TUC: Act now or women will be condemned to retirement poverty


TUC report shows the gender pension gap has grown with women more than twice as likely as men to miss out on being automatically enrolled. 

Isio seals Deloitte UK pensions business deal


Isio grows in size and expands with new Belfast office

Derisking well funded DB schemes may be an opportunity missed


Well funded schemes now in a position to consider building a surplus for the benefit of all members

Think big: Think tank suggests creation of regional superfunds


Tony Blair think tank brainwave to merge all schemes into regional superfunds to free up billions of pounds of investment capital

Trust is the greatest obstacle to bridging the advice gap


Trust remains a major problem for consumers according to new data from Lang Cat Financial.

DWP announcement on dashboard programme is imminent


DWP has consulted the industry informally about managing the next stage of the programme. Expect to hear more soon.

ACA chair balks at funding code for open schemes while backing CDC

Steven Taylor

Taylor blasts the DB funding code forcing “unnecessarily cautious” approaches on open defined benefit (DB) schemes, but backs CDC

TPR at the root of high levels of industry dissatisfaction over policy direction

Dissatisfaction face

PMI survey shows members are more dissatisfied with policymakers than last year