News and Views

TPR’S new code of practice – a tidy-up exercise or major reform?

25.5.21  |  News and Views

It’s been two years in the making, but we now have a consultation on the combined code of practice (“CoP”). This long-awaited consultation is looking at how to consolidate 10 of TPR’s 15 existing codes of practice into one online code covering all scheme governance and management.

ITS help Mercer launch DB master trust as scheme pressures grow

24.4.21  |  News and Views

Mercer has launched a defined benefit (DB) master trust in a bid to offer a “best-in-class solution” that recognises the shrinking universe.

Contingency planning in the shadow of the Pension Schemes Act

23.3.21  |  News and Views

ITS Director Tegs Harding recently joined David Saunders, Peter Murphy (both from Sackers) and Luke Hartley (Lincoln Pensions) to discuss contingency planning in the shadow of the Pension Schemes Act.

How should trustees use the DWP’s ESG monitoring requirements to genuinely manage risk?

10.3.21  |  News and Views

Tegolin Harding took part in Professional Pensions’ recent “Five ESG questions pension trustees should be asking” piece, dealing with the question of how trustees should use the DWP’s ESG monitoring requirements to genuinely manage risk.

Legal & General announces second Assured Payment Policy (APP) de-risking transaction

27.1.21  |  News and Views

Legal & General Assurance Society announces a c.£400m Assured Payment Policy (APP) transaction with the Legal & General Group UK Senior Pension Scheme.

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