Welcome to the Pensions Policy Institute
The PPI is an educational charity which provides non-political, independent comment and analysis on public policy on pensions and the provision of retirement income in the UK. We publish regular research reports, briefing notes and hold policy seminars on a wide range of topics.
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Chris Curry, PPI Director
Briefing Note 72 - DC savers' needs under the new pension flexibilities
At Budget 2014, the Chancellor announced that all restrictions on how individuals aged 55 and over can access their pensions will be lifted from April 2015 onwards. This briefing note provides an overview of findings from research, conducted on behalf of AllianceBernstein by Opinium research, with Defined Contribution savers around their needs under the new pension flexibilities.
Please click here to download Briefing Note Briefing Note Number 71 - Risk Sharing Pension Plans: The Dutch Experience
This technical briefing note draws on the experience of running “Defined Ambition” style pension plans in the Netherlands. The recent experience of the Netherlands offers lessons for plans with similar risk-sharing or collective elements that could be established in the UK.
Please click here to download the Briefing Note.
Day to day, the team of staff are led by Chris Curry, Director of the PPI. More information can be found under 'About' and 'Structure of the PPI'. The PPI's 104 Governors help to preserve the Institute's independence whilst its 14 Council Members are responsible for the management of the PPI.