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Do savers want CDC?

Podcast: As the government edges closer towards allowing the introduction of collective defined contribution schemes, Kevin Wesbroom, senior partner at consultancy Aon, and Will Aitken, director at consultancy Deloitte, go head to head over CDC.

PIPA 2018: Have you made the shortlist?

PIPA 2018

Find out if you have been shortlisted for the 19th annual Pension and Investment Provider Awards organised by Pensions Expert. The winners will be announced at an exclusive black tie dinner at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel in London on May 2.

Protecting DB pensions: The white paper’s proposals

Podcast: While the government’s recently published white paper on protecting defined benefit pensions included a range of proposals, some issues are still subject to consultation. Gabrielle Holgate, partner at law firm Stevens & Bolton, and Martin Hunter, principal at consultancy Xafinity Punter Southall, talk about the impact of the proposals on schemes and employers. 

The Weekly Wrap: March 23 edition

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A round-up of pensions news published across the FT Group in the past week, from a £1bn funding agreement with GKN trustees, to the need for institutional investors to work together to improve their technology.

UK sees launch of first superfund

The UK is seeing the launch of its first so-called superfund, designed to consolidate defined benefit schemes, with an initial £500m of capital subject to transaction approvals. 

TPR and FCA seek input for joint strategy

The Pensions Regulator and the Financial Conduct Authority are jointly calling for input on regulating the pensions and retirement sector.

Govt says it has learnt from BSPS saga

Lessons "can and will be" learnt from the British Steel Pension Scheme events, the government has said, but stands by the outcome involving a regulated apportionment arrangement and new pension scheme.

BT sweetens DB closure with promise of 'hybrid' scheme

BT has announced the closure of its defined benefit scheme and agreed to work with the Communication Workers Union over a forthcoming ‘hybrid’ solution.

DB white paper promises tougher fines and consolidation drive

Employers who wilfully or recklessly put their defined benefit pension schemes at risk are in the firing line of new punitive fines announced in a government policy statement released on Monday.

The Weekly Wrap: March 16 edition

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A round-up of pensions news published across the FT Group in the past week, from Waspi's legal woes, to women-led Aussie super beating men for the third year running.