Pensions insights

Pensions insights

Prepare your pension scheme for upcoming challenges and opportunities through our series of webinars and articles exploring some of the key issues currently affecting the sector.

For further information on any of the below topics please contact Ian Bell, Head of Pensions.

DC governance statements – new costs and charges requirements

An April 2018 amendment to The Occupational Pension Scheme (Administration and Disclosure) Regulations will require yet more information in respect of charges and transaction costs to be included in the statement. We discuss with the Pensions Regulator what these changes mean for trustees.

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Is cyber a real risk for your scheme?

In this webinar, we discuss the results of RSM's latest fraud and cyber security survey, and provide insight into how cyber risks are threatening pension schemes and what steps trustees and their advisers should be taking.

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The Icarus effect: tackling cybercrime complacency

Integrated risk management webinar

In this webinar, we consider each of these core financial risks, how they interact and the techniques which are being used to assess them. With reference to financial and business risk analysis, scenario planning and modelling we then discuss how DB pension trustees and corporate sponsors can manage these risks together to optimise pension scheme governance.

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SORP webinar

One of the areas schemes have found most challenging during the first year of the adoption of FRS102 and the new Pensions SORP has been the investment disclosures.

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DC Governance webinar

Under legislation that came into force in April 2015, all defined contribution (DC) schemes must produce an annual governance statement signed by the chair of trustees. How are trustee chairmen faring in fulfilling this responsibility?

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Pension schemes and the GDPR webinar

We discuss the background of the new regulations, highlighting differences from the current DPA regime and giving trustees and scheme management an action plan of areas to consider ahead of the 2018 introduction.

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DC governance statements – the good the bad and the ugly

Since the requirement came in for chairs to produce a governance statement within their annual report and accounts, we have been analysing the statements we’ve seen for what works well and what doesn’t. Here we look at six common pitfalls pension schemes have made when preparing their statements.

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Pensions fraud: sleepwalking into a crisis

Pensions fraud: sleepwalking into a crisis

With the pension sector facing more challenges than ever before, our report looks to explore the growing threat of fraud and the impacts that this might have on schemes, members and third party administrators. Download the full report to view how schemes could be affected in the wake of increasing fraudulent activity and why it is important to identify and manage risks.

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