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TPR launches gritty campaign to warn against pension liberation

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is harnessing the power of real-life tragedies to warn workers of the dangers of pension liberation, which it wants to rebrand as “pension scams”.

24 Jul 2014 | 07:25 

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Now Pensions expects majority of members to cash out

Now Pensions anticipates that “the vast majority” of its members will choose to take cash at retirement following the flexibilities introduced in the Budget 2014.

24 Jul 2014 | 13:23

FX rigging could be ‘swindling' pensions of millions

Pension funds could have been cheated out of millions of pounds by manipulation of the £3trn foreign exchange (FX) markets, warns Mark Taylor, dean of Warwick Business School.

23 Jul 2014 | 11:52

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Funding: The rocky road to self-sufficiency

Natasha Browne explores the issues trustees face

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Buzz: Have your say on 'freedom and choice'

We want your opinions on the latest changes to the pension system

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SPC: 'Freedom and choice' response raises concerns

SPC president Duncan Buchanan identifies three potential problems

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Comment: Will Brits follow the Aussies in blowing retirement cash?

50% of Aussies spend pension cash by age 70. Will we follow?

Pensions Buzz

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Buzz: Have your say on 'freedom and choice'

This week we want your views on the Treasury's response to its Freedom and Choice consultation.

Case studies and backgrounds

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

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Case study: How Bayer overhauled its pension comms

The pharmaceuticals giant took a personal approach after listening to members

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

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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.

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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