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The new ministerial team for work & pensions

Iain Duncan Smith was welcomed back as the Secretary of State, alongside Lord Freud who continues as Minister for Welfare Reform. They are joined by a new ministerial team including

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Morten Nilsson’s thoughts on Ros Altmann

Morten Nilsson, CEO of NOW: Pensions comments: Ros Altmann has some big shoes to fill but she is one of the most recognisable voices in pensions. It is critical that

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EIOPA Launches Pensions Stress Test

​EIOPA has launched its pensions first stress test for Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORPs), and a quantitative assessment of further work on solvency of IORPs. The stress test will

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Ros Altmann appointed Pensions Minister

Ros Altmann has been appointed Minister of State for Pensions by David Cameron. This follows on from the Conservative’s victory in the General Election amid a swathe of new Cabinet appointments. Altmann

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Joanne Segars on the General Election

The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) comments on the General Election results. Joanne Segars, Chief Executive, NAPF, said: “Pensions were a hot topic during the General Election campaign and

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EIOPA UPDATES ON PREPARATION FOR SOLVENCY II All the information on Solvency II is available on a single webpage; EIOPA to publish its feedback on the comments on the second

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Lehman Brothers Pensions Settlement

£675m bulk annuity deal between Rothesay Life and Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme Trustees Transaction highlights: Rothesay Life assumes pension liabilities for all defined benefit pension scheme members of the Lehman

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In a report by the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) published 30/04/2015 titled ‘The Case for an Independent Retirement Savings Commission’ the National Association of Pension Funds, Association of British

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Withdrawing Your Pension as a Lump Sum vs Investing into Property

With investors eager to access and release pension capital, Simon Morris, a property advisor to investment funds and bonds, explains the risks of this strategy and the calculations investors need

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Pensions Reformer welcomes the support of NFOP

Malcolm Booth, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the National Federation of Occupational Pensioners has agreed to join the Advisory Board of Pensions Reformer. Malcolm will help with the strategic direction