2014

DWP consultation on auto enrolment technical changes

The DWP has consulted on proposals for technical changes to the auto enrolment regulations designed to simplify the auto enrolment process and reduce the burden on individual employers.

UCEA response to auto enrolment technical changes

Government response to auto enrolment technical changes

 

DWP consultation on auto enrolment earnings thresholds 2015/16

The DWP has consulted on proposals for the auto enrolment earnings trigger and the qualifying earnings bands for 2015/16.

UCEA response - DWP consultation on Auto Enrolment earnings thresholds 2015/16

DWP response to auto enrolment thresholds consultation 2015/16

 

Local Government Pension Scheme consultation on draft regulations on scheme governance.

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has consulted on draft regulations which are intended to put in place the framework for the new Local Government Pension Scheme governance arrangements from 1 April 2015.

UCEA response - Draft regulations for scheme governance

 

Teachers' Pension Scheme consultation on regulations to complete reforms

The Department for Education (DfE) has consulted on proposals aimed at completing the legislative arrangements for implementing the new TPS from 1 April 2015. These include details of the proposed new employer contribution rate and an additional contribution covering the administration of the scheme. 

UCEA response - TPS consultation on regulations to complete the new scheme

DfE response to consultation on further regulations to complete reform

 

Pension Protection Fund (PPF) consultation on the second PPF Levy Triennium

In May 2014 PPF issued a consultation setting out plans for the pension protection levy over the next three years which included further details on the switch in insolvency model from Dun & Bradstreet to Experian.

UCEA response - PPF levy consultation

 

HM Treasury consultation Freedom and Choice in Pensions

In May 2014 HM Treasury issued a consultation paper entitled “Freedom and Choice in Pensions” which set out the background to the Government’s proposed changes to UK pension provision announced in the 2014 budget and sought views on those changes and their impact on pension savers.

UCEA response - Freedom and Choice in Pensions

Government response to Freedom & Choice in Pensions consultation