Top stories

Watchdog fines Mazars £2m over First Quench role

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has hit Mazars with almost £2m in fines and costs for giving bad advice to trustees of the First Quench scheme.

02 Sep 2014 | 13:24 

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Government to examine exit fees for DC members

The government is looking into exit fees levied on people cashing in their defined contribution (DC) pots, but has as yet no plans to intervene, says Steve Webb.

02 Sep 2014 | 13:01

Retirement planning questions top TPAS calls

Questions about retirement planning were far and away the most common reason for calling The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) last year.

02 Sep 2014 | 13:32

Editor’s Picks

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The top ten reasons people call TPAS

The organisation reveals the most common enquiries fielded this year

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15 stories you might have missed this summer

a recap of the biggest news in the pensions world over the last six weeks.

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How HSBC is engaging its staff with pensions

Phillip Bretnall talks to PP about the bank's Know You programme

Pensions Buzz

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Buzz: Can trustees hold asset managers to account?

We want your opinions on whether trustees have enough expertise to grill providers.

Case studies and backgrounds

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How HSBC is engaging its staff with pensions

Phillip Bretnall talks to PP about the bank's Know You programme

Travel

Thomas Cook: Navigating risk

Natasha Browne looks at the thorough approach Thomas Cook takes to managing risk in its defined contribution arrangements

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Heineken: How an engaged employer is approaching the Budget changes

Heineken UK’s new head of pensions Neil Parfrey talks to Natasha Browne about meeting the challenges thrown down by the Chancellor

Guides

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The Guide to Scheme Investment

Finding investment solutions for the pensions crisis

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DC and Auto-enrolment: September 2012

How partnerships are helping employers deal with auto-enrolment

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The Guide to Risk Reduction

How to reduce risk in volatile markets

Pensions library

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A guide to Pensions Stability

 

This guide to Pensions Stability explores the new financial and operational model for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. Pension schemes are still being run with far greater risk than is necessary and there is an opportunity to create a more stable pensions environment for trustees and sponsors.

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Joint institute pensions survey 2014

 

This inaugural survey among 326 members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) asked whether auto-enrolment will deliver on its goals; if contribution rates for employees and employers need to rise; and whether pensions tax relief needs further reform.

Job of the week

Events

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Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards

11 Sep 2014

London, UK

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Defined Contribution Conference 2014

17 Sep 2014

London, UK