Broadstone works with advisers and the Trustees to secure the UK’s second ever superfund transaction with Clara

Broadstone supports the Debenhams Retirement Scheme on the £600 million deal – the second ever UK superfund transaction – and the first transaction from a scheme that has been through a Pension Prot...


Spring Statement Pensions Preview: A quiet fiscal event for pensions with tax tinkering to dominate

Complex consultations and General Election on the horizon could deliver quiet budget for pensions industry State Pension triple lock likely to be backed by Conservatives with tax cuts expected to dominate Broa...

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Pulling the Right Levers: What action to take Amidst Economic Turbulence

The UK continues to face a challenging and uncertain economic landscape. High fuel and food prices, a current bank rate of 5.25% (with more news expected on the 1st of February), high inflation (4% against a ta...


Autumn Statement Webinar

On the 4 December 2023 we collated a great panel to discuss the DB aspects of the Autumn statement with particular focus on defining productive finance, Trusteeship developments, refund of surplus, public secto...

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David Brooks joins The Times Radio Show

David Brooks joined Rosie Wright this morning on the Times Radio discussing the business news. They discuss Cunard accused of using “fire and rehire”, foreign interest to buy The Telegraph, the importance of Bl...


A pensions free King’s Speech

Where does this leave us as an industry? The short answer is – waiting on the Autumn Statement as that is the likely moment for an announcement on what’s next for this government’s policy on pensions. We know t...

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The advent of the consolidator

The trustees of the Sears Retail Pension Scheme, which is worth £590m, have confirmed their decision to participate in the UK’s inaugural “superfund” or commercial consolidator transaction with Clara Pens...


The Levy that broke the camel’s back

The General Levy – who would have thought something so mundane would have my inbox on fire with people voicing their concerns about the Government’s proposals? Before we get into the proposal, what is the Gener...

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Winning the war for Trustee talent

Chris Hughes, member of the Corporate Services team at leading independent consultancy Broadstone Effective governance is critical to the smooth operations of any defined benefit (DB) pension scheme and having...