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Getting Ready for Your Next Pension Scheme Valuation

We will bring you up to date with the significant changes that will affect your next pension scheme valuation and the practical implications of the Pension Regulator’s Code of Practice and new risk management framework.

We will also assess the impact of the current low gilt yield environment on forthcoming valuations.Punter Southall’s team of specialists will provide practical guidance for trustees and employers.

You will also have the opportunity to discuss with other trustees and corporate sponsors how others are approaching their upcoming valuations.

– Understanding the implications of the new risk management framework
– How to obtain desirable outcomes from your negotiations
– Understanding how covenant impacts on the choice of valuation assumptions
– Achieving your de-risking and long-term goals
– Understanding the range of assumptions that can be used to assess your scheme’s liabilties

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08:30 Registration

09:00 Start

10:30 Close with coffee


10-11 Carlton House Terrace

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MPs say State pension “triple lock” should be scrapped

The “triple-lock” on state pensions – which has protected the incomes of the older generation since 2010 – should be scrapped, a committee of MPs has said.

The triple-lock guarantees that pensions rise by the same as average earnings, the consumer price index, or 2.5%, whichever is the highest.

The Work and Pensions Committee said continuing with it was “unsustainable” and “unfair” on younger families. For the full BBC report, click here.


Our quarterly investment update

The third quarter of 2016 saw the global economy continue to trundle along the ‘lower for longer’ rate and growth environment. The majority of major financial markets posted strong returns, commodity and property markets being the only exception. The quarter started quietly but we witnessed some bumps in the road during its last month.

For the full investment briefing, click here.