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Media hub

Find all our latest press releases, blog posts and speeches along with media guides aimed specifically at journalists. All media enquiries should be directed to our press contacts.



DB funding code: busting a few myths

Tuesday 8 December 2020

David Fairs reflects on the responses to our first DB funding code consultation and busts a few myths. Impacts of the new DB funding code We have seen several estimates on the additional costs our new defined benefit (DB) funding code could heap on schemes. We are really pleased with the debate that has been … Continue reading DB funding code: busting a few myths


Act fast to secure schemes when sponsors see distress

Thursday 12 November 2020

The economic road ahead looks bumpy. Mike Birch, TPR’s Director of Supervision, tells defined benefit trustees how they can prepare and what to expect from the regulator You face a challenging journey. Rain lashes down. The road is slippery. You worry your precious cargo won’t survive the trip. You don’t call road recovery services before … Continue reading Act fast to secure schemes when sponsors see distress


Superfunds: How we are working to protect savers

Wednesday 21 October 2020

At The Pensions Regulator, we support innovation in the pensions industry and continue to be clear about the importance of long-term planning for DB schemes.

Press contacts

Matt Adams

Senior Media and Parliamentary Manager
01273 662086

Ciara Bridge-Butler

Media Officer (AE)
01273 662018

David Morley

Media Officer (DB)
01273 662091

Dan Menhinnitt

Media Officer
01273 349511

Out of hours

This is for journalists only with a media enquiry. The below number will divert to our on call media officer.
01273 648496

Events contacts

Briony Gough

Events Manager
01273 627758

Claire Carpenter

01273 662096

Martin Warren

01273 349630

Media guides

This section is home to a series of media guides and other useful documents designed to explain how we operate.

Speeches and speakers

A selection of our main speeches at industry events and how to request a speaker for your event.