DC Quarterly Round-up - May 2024

08 May 2024

In this episode of Hymans Robertson On... Kirsty Moffat, Senior DC Investment Consultant, presents our latest DC quarterly round-up. In this instalment, Kirsty discusses:

  • The Spring Budget and the main takeaways
  • The Retirement Living Standards (or the RLS)
  • Abolition of the lifetime allowance
  • The General Code of Practice

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Further details on the Spring Budget can be found in our 60 second summary.

Our analysis on how different combinations of contribution rate and salary impact the chance of achieving the new RLS for an early career member today can be downloaded here: Helping members achieve their retirement goals - Hymans Robertson. 

Further details on the PLSA’s Retirement Living Standards can be found here: Home - PLSA - Retirement Living Standards.

Existing exemptions and rules regarding the overseas transfer charge are linked here

The General Code can be accessed here: TPR general (single) code of practice | The Pensions Regulator


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Key Topics
  • The Spring Budget and the main takeaways
  • The Retirement Living Standards (or the RLS)
  • Abolition of the lifetime allowance
  • The General Code of Practice


Kirsty Moffat

by Kirsty Moffat
Senior DC Investment Consultant


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