John Dunkley

About John Dunkley

John Dunkley is a Senior Technical Consultant in the Knowledge Resource Centre of Conduent HR Services. He provides guidance and support to colleagues and clients, enabling them to understand changes in legislation and regulatory practice, with a focus on workplace pensions.

Transaction Cost Disclosure in Workplace Pensions

Volume 2017 | Issue 73
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As part of the drive to improve pension scheme transparency, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a policy statement

By |Sep 28, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

Investment Consultancy Services Under the Spotlight

Volume 2017 | Issue 72
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Investment consultancy and fiduciary management services are to be the subject of an investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority

By |Sep 28, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

Government Action in the Fight Against Pension Scams

Volume 2017 | Issue 67
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The battle to combat pension scams has been waged by the industry and regulators for many years now. There is

By |Sep 8, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|
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    Government Action to Tackle Early Exit Charges and Member-Borne Commission

Government Action to Tackle Early Exit Charges and Member-Borne Commission

Volume 2017 | Issue 56
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The charges that are applied to member’s money purchase pension savings – often implicitly – have been subject

By |Aug 8, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

Employer Consultation Requirements

Volume 2017 | Issue 51
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Employers with more than 50 employees are required to consult with affected employees before making significant changes to

By |Aug 1, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

The DWP Publishes its Review of State Pension Age

Volume 2017 | Issue 50
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The DWP has published the final report of its review into the State Pension age (SPA), proposing a

By |Jul 21, 2017|FYI, UK|
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    Money Purchase Annual Allowance Reduction to £4,000 Confirmed

Money Purchase Annual Allowance Reduction to £4,000 Confirmed

Volume 2017 | Issue 48
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In a written statement, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury has confirmed that the cut to the money

By |Jul 19, 2017|FYI Alert, UK, Wealth|

Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation

Volume 2017 | Issue 49
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The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have direct effect in all European Union Member States from

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    The Pensions Regulator’s Latest Analysis of Pension Schemes Currently Undertaking Valuations

The Pensions Regulator’s Latest Analysis of Pension Schemes Currently Undertaking Valuations

Volume 2017 | Issue 41
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In order to provide further context to its latest annual funding statement, the Regulator has published its analysis

By |Jun 28, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

The Pensions Regulator’s 2017 Annual Funding Statement

Volume 2017 | Issue 35
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The Pensions Regulator has published this year’s annual funding statement, giving its views on the current scheme funding

By |May 24, 2017|FYI, Publication, UK, Wealth|

Master Trust Regulation

Volume 2017 | Issue 32
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The Pension Schemes Act 2017 (the 2017 Act) introduces greater regulation of master trusts.

The introduction of automatic enrolment,

By |May 10, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

Record Keeping – Time for Trustees to Act

Volume 2017 | Issue 31
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The Pensions Regulator places great importance on good governance and administration, and ensuring trustees comply with their basic

By |May 9, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

The General Election Causes Last Minute Pension Changes

Volume 2017 | Issue 26
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The government’s decision to call a snap General Election for June 2017 has led to the Finance Bill

By |Apr 28, 2017|FYI Alert, UK|
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    The Pensions Regulator Consults on its Monetary Penalties Policy and on the Definition of Professional Trustee

The Pensions Regulator Consults on its Monetary Penalties Policy and on the Definition of Professional Trustee

Volume 2017 | Issue 24
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The Pensions Regulator is consulting on its fining policy in relation to trustees who have breached their duties.

By |Apr 13, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

Further Detail on the Pensions Advice Allowance

Volume 2017 | Issue 23
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The government has introduced a pensions advice allowance, from 6 April 2017, for members of defined contribution pension

By |Apr 13, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

Protect Your Members From Scammers

Volume 2017 | Issue 16
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The pensions industry has been facing problems due to criminals scamming scheme members out of their pension savings for years.

By |Mar 23, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

Revised Rates for the General Levy

Volume 2017 | Issue 13
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The DWP has confirmed the rates of the General Levy on occupational and personal pension schemes for 2017/18

By |Mar 10, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

How can defined benefit pension schemes be made more secure and sustainable?

Volume 2017 | Issue 10
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Sponsors and trustees of defined benefit pension schemes have been facing problems for a number of years, with

By |Mar 10, 2017|FYI, FYI Alert, UK, Wealth|

Spring Budget 2017

Volume 2017 | Issue 09
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Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has delivered his first, and the last, Spring Budget. In a departure

Cyclical Automatic Re-enrolment

Volume 2017 | Issue 07
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As part of their automatic enrolment duties employers are required to automatically re-enrol those workers who chose to

By |Mar 3, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

2017/18 Earnings Thresholds for Automatic Enrolment

Volume 2017 | Issue 08
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The DWP has to review the level of the earnings trigger and the qualifying earnings band (QEB) for

By |Mar 3, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

Proposals to Tackle the Threat of Pension Scams

Volume 2017 | Issue 03
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The DWP and HM Treasury have issued a joint consultation on the options for combatting pension

By |Jan 17, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|