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Corporate plan 2013 - 2016 published 21/05/2013 00:00
The Pensions Regulator has set out its strategic approach to regulating defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) schemes and maximising employer compliance with new automatic enrolment duties in its latest Corporate plan.
Annual funding statement 2013 08/05/2013 00:00
The Pensions Regulator has today published its 2013 annual funding statement to help pension scheme trustees and sponsoring employers to agree valuations and deficit recovery plans.
Response to EIOPA preliminary quantitative impact assessment 09/04/2013 00:00
EIOPA has today published its preliminary assessment of the quantitative impact upon the funding of defined benefit schemes of applying EIOPA's advice on the 'holistic balance sheet' approach.
Three new members appointed to regulator's Determinations Panel 08/04/2013 00:00
The new chair of the regulators Determinations Panel, Andrew Long, has announced the appointment of three new members to the Panel.
Chief executive Galvin to leave regulator to become group chief executive of the Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd 27/03/2013 00:00
Bill Galvin, chief executive of The Pensions Regulator, will be leaving his current position at the end of June in order to take up a new role as group chief executive of the Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd (USS).
New objective for The Pensions Regulator 20/03/2013 00:00
In response to today's Budget announcement, The Pensions Regulator's chairman Michael OHiggins said:
New DC executive director joins regulator 12/03/2013 00:00
The Pensions Regulator today confirmed the appointment of Andrew Warwick-Thompson as executive director for defined contribution (DC), governance and administration with effect from April 2013.
How advisers are helping clients prepare for automatic enrolment 06/03/2013 00:00
New research shows intermediaries' awareness and understanding of automatic enrolment rose significantly during 2012
More and more families in the UK have some connection to Shari’a law. For the practitioner, the impact of Shari’a law raises certain challenges. First, advisers need to know that the wills they are drafting are valid. Second, Shari’a law can have an impact on standard UK estate planning.
This article summarises the conflict of law rules, to show how Shari’a law can be relevant, and then gives a very brief overview of the Shari’a laws of succession. Practical examples are included to show the issues that practitioners need to look out for.
The Pensions Regulator has set out its strategic approach to regulating defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) schemes and maximising...
The Pensions Regulator has today published its 2013 annual funding statement to help pension scheme trustees and sponsoring employers to agree...