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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 

paul george

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

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Thomas Cook: Navigating risk

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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.


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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Defined Contribution Conference 2014

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