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lumen - May 2019
This quarter: Climate emergency, GMP Equalisation tax implications, Pensions Dashboard, Annual Funding Statements, and more
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
lumen - November 2018
This quarter: GMP equalisation; GMP conversion; Refreshed regulator; PPF levy; EU pensions governance and more.
Tuesday, 27 November 2018
lumen - September 2018
This quarter: White paper; Dividend payments; Pension scams; GMP reconciliation; PPF benefits breach EU law; Accounting for pensions and more.
Tuesday, 11 September 2018
lumen - May 2018
This quarter: the Regulator’s corporate plan; Cyber security; Future mortality improvements; 5 good reasons; Buying dips and more.
Thursday, 24 May 2018
lumen - March 2018
This quarter: DB white paper; Scottish income tax; PPF levy deadlines; 21st century trusteeship; General Data Protection Regulation; and more.
Thursday, 29 March 2018
lumen - November 2017
This quarter: PPF - Levy for 2018; Employer covenant working group; 21st century trusteeship; General Data Protection Regulation; GMP reconciliation; 2018 pension increases; and more.
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
lumen - August 2017
This quarter: Pensions regulator - monetary penalties; Climate change - financial effects; Same-sex survivor benefits; GMP equalisation - developments; Pensions regulator - fair treatment for schemes and more.
Wednesday, 30 August 2017
lumen - May 2017
This quarter: DB Pensions green paper; PPF long-service compensation cap; More interventionist regulator; New pension scam tools; Lower PPF levies for smaller schemes; New DB investment guidance and more.
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
lumen - February 2017
This quarter: Employer covenant working group; new IRM guidance; investment - Trump politics; GMP equalisation - take 2; PPF - benefit cap and levy; pension scams and more.
Thursday, 16 February 2017
lumen - November 2016
This quarter: Investment Special Topic - US Election; tPR enforcement; State Pension age; GMP - reconciliation and conversion; Second-hand annuity market scrapped and more.
Tuesday, 22 November 2016
lumen - August 2016
This quarter: Brexit means Brexit; tPR statement - market volatility; Investment special topic - Brexit; New DC (and AVC) code of practice; Corporate trustee - persons with significant control; Employer covenant working group and more.
Thursday, 11 August 2016
lumen - May 2016
This quarter: End of contracting-out; EU Breferendum; New regulator guidance -Integrated risk management; Second hand annuity market; Investment - global deflationary shock; Pensions tax relief - what next?; Pension scheme accounts - new SORP; EU pension directive; 2016 scheme returns - new questions & Review of state pension age.
Tuesday, 03 May 2016
lumen - February 2016
This quarter: New state pension and the end of contracting out; GMP reconciliation; 2016/17 PPF levy; Recent regulatory guidance; Proposed DC and AVC code of practice; new code of practice on incentive exercises and more.
Monday, 08 February 2016