Governance of defined contribution pensions: the new framework
The final version of the Pensions Regulator’s new Code of Practice on DC governance has been published and is due to come into effect in November 2013. Shorter, more accessible, and with a clearer focus on DC quality features which are linked to specific legal requirements, the Code has been significantly redrafted following consultation. We look at what trustees need to do now, and what’s still to come…
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