DB - TOPIC ARCHIVE

THE LONGEVITY MODEL

In 2014, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association in conjunction with Club Vita looked at the difference in future...

BRIDGE CASE

The Bridge ruling means that the definition of money purchase benefits is changing...

CHARITIES WORKING GROUP

Our charities working group is helping develop possible easements for charities and...

DB FUNDING

Recent economic conditions and increasing longevity have put DB schemes under pressure. The...

DB Taskforce

The DB Taskforce  was set up by the PLSA in March  2016 to  undertake a review of the challenges currently facing funded defined benefit (DB) pension  schemes, and make recommendations to Government which will (a) help ensure the sustainability of open DB schemes and...

DEFINED AMBITION

One of the key strands of DWP’s Reinvigorating Workplace Pensions strategy document was exploring whether current private pension structures would meet...

Employers participating in the Local Government Pensions Scheme

The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is one of the largest defined benefit (DB) schemes in the world and is the largest DB scheme in England and Wales....

GMPs

Before 1997, contracted out defined benefit schemes were required to provide guaranteed minimum pensions (GMP) in respect to contracted out service...

'Made Simple' guides

Our 'Made Simple' guides are an essential resource for people in the pensions industry. They are written in jargon free English, and cover a range of technical issues. Recent publications in the series are....

Pension Protection Fund Levy

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF), set up to compensated DB members when their sponsoring employer can no longer support the scheme has undergone a number of changes in recent...

Pension scams

The PLSA has proposed that the Government should introduce an authorisation regime for pension schemes as a means of tackling pension scams....

State pension reform

The UK Government is changing the current State Pension system from 6 April 2016. The current system is over complicated and many people are unable to keep track of what they should receive...

The Local Government Pension Scheme

The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is one of the largest defined benefit (DB) schemes in the world and is the largest DB scheme in England and Wales....