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Commenting today (Monday) on the advice of the Pension Regulator, Financial Services Authority and HMRC to steer clear of early release pension offers, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
27 February 2012
Commenting on measures announced by the Treasury today (Thursday) to restrict pensions tax relief, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
14 October 2010
Directors of the UK's top companies have amassed pensions pots worth an average of £3.8 million, according to the new TUC PensionsWatch survey published today (Thursday).
09 September 2010
Responding to The Pensions Regulator statement to employers sponsoring final salary pensions published today (Wednesday), TUC Assistant General Secretary Kay Carberry said:
18 February 2009
The TUC, MPs and leading figures from the pensions and investment industry are today (Monday) urging the Government, institutional investors and fund managers to back a series of proposals on responsible investment to help address the practices that contributed to the current financial crisis.
19 January 2009
The TUC has today (Monday) urged Pensions Minister Mike O'Brien to resist pensions industry lobbying to water down the test that will be used to decide whether an employer's pension scheme is good enough to qualify as an alternative to the new Personal Accounts scheme, due to start in 2012.
15 September 2008
New TUC research reveals today (Monday) that 86 per cent of pension scheme boards now have one-third of their trustees nominated by members and many are moving towards 50 per cent representation.
20 July 2008
A hard core of investment fund managers still refuse to reveal how they voted at company AGMs and unless this changes soon, the Government must use its reserve power to force fund managers to disclose their voting records in a standard form, says a new TUC report out today (Friday).
27 June 2008
The Government's proposal for a new Investment Governance Group (IGG) to oversee the Myners Principles can improve the governance of pension schemes, but runs the risk of becoming an industry talking shop unless it fully represents stakeholders and includes practising member nominated trustees, says the TUC today (Monday).
22 June 2008
A full review of pensions buyouts models – where a finance company takes over a pension scheme from a sponsoring employer – is needed to anticipate any future threats to members' interests, says the TUC today (Friday).
20 June 2008