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The draft TPR Code through the looking glass

4 Jun 2021

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At over 150 pages, what can trustees make of the TPR draft Code of Practice? We’ve been looking at it in detail for our consultation response, but rather than re-writing War and Peace we thought we’d share two thoughts from our own response.

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Barry Mack

Director

New risk management requirements: are you ready?

18 May 2021

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IORP II requires schemes to meet new risk management requirements that are now in TPR's new Code of Practice.

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As if by magic the Easter Bunny brings a new TPR Code!

25 Mar 2021

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TPR has published the single Code of Practice for consultation which is open until 26 May. Recharged with chocolate we’ll be reading the 149 pages in more detail and having a go at TPR’s consultation questions after Easter and will update you as needed on what to look out for and practical pointers.

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Julia Land

Senior Adviser

De-risking administration

3 Sep 2020

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Take a minute to check out our brief thoughts on how to manage administration risk in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Trustee ways of working in a Covid-19 world

5 Aug 2020

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As all of us continue to adapt and improve how we work remotely it helps to share experiences and tips. Here are some recent perspectives from the many trustees and pensions teams we regularly talk to.

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Ellie Rowe

Analyst

Is your board diverse and inclusive - what helps?

3 Aug 2020

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The term ‘Diversity and Inclusion’ is often thrown around but what does it actually mean? Of course, it can mean different things to everyone but check out what it means to us!

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Pamjit Virdi

Consultant

Don’t let the urgent crowd out the important - Key person risk and succession planning

16 Jul 2020

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Succession planning is sometimes an uncomfortable subject, but the Coronavirus crisis acts as wake up call for pension schemes to look at plans for an organised succession for key senior posts and to develop emergency backup plans on the trustee board, in the executive, and with key suppliers.

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Barry Mack

Director

Don’t let the urgent crowd out the important - Trustee decision-making and governance post lockdown

2 Jul 2020

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The Covid-19 pandemic has had a huge effect on all industries, literally all. Pensions trustees have had to adapt to this new world with very little warning. So where do we go from here and what governance lessons can be learned?

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Tom Oakley

Analyst

Don’t let the urgent crowd out the important - How do you review and select advisers remotely?

2 Jun 2020

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The immediate response to the outbreak of Covid-19 shifted priorities and a lot of the important projects suddenly became less so and were put on hold. With social distancing and home-working likely for the foreseeable future, those important projects are now due for reconsideration.

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Stacy O’Sullivan

Senior Consultant

Don’t let the urgent crowd out the important - Are you still making good decisions?

18 May 2020

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Covid-19 has thrown up a lot of issues and a lot of urgent decisions have been made. But other things will have been forgotten. Is it now time to start thinking about the important as much as the urgent?

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Pamjit Virdi

Consultant

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