UK occupational pensions in crisis Archives - Ros Altmann
  • ROS ALTMANN

    Ros is a leading authority on later life issues, including pensions,
    social care and retirement policy. Numerous major awards have recognised
    her work to demystify finance and make pensions work better for people.
    She was the UK Pensions Minister from 2015 – 16 and is a member
    of the House of Lords where she sits as Baroness Altmann of Tottenham.

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    Ros Altmann

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    Category: UK occupational pensions in crisis

    Peers vote for separate regulatory approach to open DB schemes

    Peers vote for separate regulatory approach to open DB schemes

    Ros is quoted by IPE pensions magazine, explaining the importance of having a separate funding regime for open defined benefit pension schemes, rather than forcing closed and open schemes to all chase top quality bonds (which don’t actually match their liabilities anyway and entail much higher costs for employers and members). ( link to pdf )

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    What Horrified Fund Managers, Banks & UK’s Pension Minister Said About the Bank of England’s Sudden “We Don’t Rule Out” Negative Interest Rates

    What Horrified Fund Managers, Banks & UK’s Pension Minister Said About the Bank of England’s Sudden “We Don’t Rule Out” Negative Interest Rates

    Wolf Street reports views from Ros and many fund managers about the problem of negative interest rates for pensions. ( link to pdf )

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    Plumbing Pensions seeks approval to fund legal battles for s75 non-payments

    Plumbing Pensions seeks approval to fund legal battles for s75 non-payments

    Professional Pensions magazine highlights the news that the Plumbing Pension Scheme has applied to the Scottish Courts to be permitted to use scheme assets to defend any challenges to its handling of the scheme assets and failures to collect past Section 75 debts from departing employers, despite statutory obligations to do so. ( link to pdf )

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