BN169 - Protecting Defined Benefit Pension Schemes – A Stronger Pensions Regulator

Briefing Notes posted on 31 August, 2018

The White Paper in March 2018 outlined proposals to improve the protection of Defined Benefit (DB) pension schemes. The main proposals related to a strengthening of the Regulator’s powers and the DB funding regime. The proposals were summarised in BBS briefing note 166. The Government committed to provide more detail against each area of the White Paper and the first Consultation covering the strengthening of the Regulator’s powers has recently been issued.

This briefing note summarises the main proposals in the Consultation.