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UK makes slow progress closing gender pension gap
UK women are still likely to retire with far smaller pension pots than their male counterparts, and this is set to continue for many decades unless urgent action is taken, new research suggests.
Monday 27th June 2022
TPR launches pensions dashboard deadline campaign
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has today launched a new campaign urging pension trustees to prepare for their dashboard deadlines, with many still not ready for next year's phase-in period.
Wednesday 22nd June 2022
ABI publishes auto-enrolment 'action plan' for next decade
The UK government should gradually increase minimum pension contribution rates from 8% to 12% over the next 10 years, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has recommended.
Tuesday 21st June 2022
TPR outlines priorities for next two years
Tackling pension scams, measuring value for money for savers, and helping schemes become 'dashboard ready' are the key priorities for the Pensions Regulator (TPR) over the next two years.
Wednesday 15th June 2022
Pensions triple lock to end within five years, survey suggests
The vast majority of UK pension professionals doubt that the pensions triple lock will exist in its current form in five years, a new survey has found.
Tuesday 7th June 2022
Three-quarters of pension schemes to devise net-zero plans
Three in four UK pension schemes have plans to align their investments with net-zero emissions, or will do within the next two years, a Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) survey has found.
Wednesday 25th May 2022
UK pension schemes unconvinced by TPR's new code of practice
Less than a quarter of UK pension schemes believe that the Pensions Regulator's (TPR) new code of practice will add value to their governance processes, a survey has uncovered.
Tuesday 24th May 2022
Auto-enrolment credits proposed to reduce gender pension gap
The UK government should introduce auto-enrolment credits for career breaks and radically change the framework of occupational pensions to reduce the widening gender pension gap, MPs have been told.
Wednesday 18th May 2022
Covid and cost-of-living crisis could slash pension liabilities by 2%
There will be a modest increase in mortality rates following the COVID-19 pandemic and cost-of-living crisis, potentially slashing UK pension scheme liabilities by up to 2%.
Tuesday 10th May 2022
Finding a good fit: innovation in DC pensions
Esther Hawley and Clarence Er look at the progress being made on developing better post-retirement solutions
Wednesday 4th May 2022