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Average FTSE 100 employer DC contributions reach highest rate of 7.1%

FTSE 100 employer contributions to defined contribution (DC) schemes have increased from an average of 6.4% in 2018 to 7.1% this year, according to...

Treasury confirms discriminatory rules to be fixed after Supreme Court ruling

The government has confirmed the Supreme Court ruling that changes made to the firefighters' and judges' pension schemes in 2015...

Pension funds should build homes – Moda Living

Rather than allow first-home buyers to dip into their retirement savings, pension funds should be encouraged to build homes for...

Potentially disproportionate FCA DB stats offer ‘no context’ – PFS

The FCA's recently published data on defined benefit (DB) transfers "lacks context" and is "not representative" of financial advice more...

£100,000 pensions gap for women in part-time work

Women's savings are being cut due to part-time work leaving them £105,000 worse off than men in retirement, research conducted by the Pensions Policy...

RP Case Study: Using SSAS for commercial property

Building Brothers is a family building firm based in the Midlands. They set up a small self-administered scheme (SSAS) back in 1985 with the...

Co-op Pace scheme switches to sustainable DC default

The £11bn Co-operative Group Pension Scheme (Pace) has chosen LGIM's future world multi-asset fund as its defined contribution (DC) default, switching £290m of member...

Pension transfer activity stabilises over June – XPS Pension Group

Transfer values fell slightly during June 2019, as the number of defined benefit (DB) transfers also fell marginally, according to...

Boris Johnson vows to fix NHS pension tax issue if he becomes PM

Conservative leadership contender Boris Johnson has promised to fix the pension tax relief rules that are causing senior doctors and...

Mercer receives master trust authorisation

The Mercer Master Trust has become the 11th to receive authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR), following its application submission in February.
 

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