Types of personal pension scheme

Types of personal pension scheme guidance:

The introduction of personal pensions in 1987 was heralded as offering new choices for self-employed and employed individuals. However, it soon became apparent that the...

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Investment-regulated pension schemes (IRPSs) are a particular category of registered pension schemes that are subject to additional controls on the asset classes that can...

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Statutory development of personal pensions Retirement annuity contracts were the predecessor to personal pensions. They were introduced by the Finance Act 1956 to ensure...

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Personal pension schemes—central role in private pensions sector Personal pension schemes, in their various forms, play a central and important role in the UK private...

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What is a section 32 buy-out policy? A term which may be often heard within the pensions arena is that of the ‘section 32 buy-out policy’—also sometimes referred to as a...

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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: Following the publication of a discussion paper (DP18/1)on the effectiveness of competition in non-workplace pensions (including self-invested...

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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: Following the publication of a discussion paper (DP18/1)on the effectiveness of competition in non-workplace pensions (including stakeholder...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. With effect from 8 October 2001, the Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999 (WRPA 1999) introduced an...

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The obligation on employers to designate and facilitate access to a stakeholder pension scheme (as set out in section 3 of the Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999 (WRPA...

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