Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association: The 100th anniversary

Trade body talks of need for people to achieve better retirement income

Jonathan Stapleton
clock • 3 min read

Workplace pensions trade association the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has marked its 100th anniversary at a dinner in London.

At the trade body's dinner, chair Emma Douglas reflected on how the PLSA had changed over the past century since its beginnings as the Association of Superannuation and Pension Funds (ASPF) in 1923. She said, while many of the pension topics discussed today - such as tax relief reform and improving member communications - have long been on the PLSA's agenda, the "aim of helping everyone achieve a better income in retirement was perennial". One area Douglas looked at in particular during her speech was that of defined contribution (DC) workplace pensions - an area of pensions that had ...

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