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EXCLUSIVE: MyCSP admits to payment delays after admin transfers

MyCSP has admitted it is experiencing problems with delayed payments after transferring its admin in-house and shifting its 1.5 million members onto a single administration system.

31 Oct 2014 | 09:55 


FCA raises concerns over alleged pension liberation scam

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has raised serious concerns over a scheme to encourage people to cash in pensions which has already netted up to £4m.

31 Oct 2014 | 18:05

Ban on short service refunds to keep up to £130m in pensions

The ban on short service refunds will keep between £70m and £130m in the pensions system, figures from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) reveal.

31 Oct 2014 | 11:39

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What the retirement world will look like after 2015

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How much more pension reform can we bear?

Malcolm McLean says the pace of change today is unprecedented, and calls for time to draw breath


What scheme members will do with DC freedoms

While most don't know what they will do, those that cash out will hand £1.6bn to HMT

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Eight things the UK can learn from Australian superannuation

What large-scale super schemes can teach the UK

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Industry split on impact of Budget reforms

The industry is divided down the middle on whether the latest overhaul will strengthen or weaken the UK pension system, PP research finds.

Case studies and backgrounds


How HSBC is engaging its staff with pensions

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


Thomas Cook: Navigating risk

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


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



The Guide to Scheme Investment

Finding investment solutions for the pensions crisis


DC and Auto-enrolment: September 2012

How partnerships are helping employers deal with auto-enrolment


The Guide to Risk Reduction

How to reduce risk in volatile markets

Pensions library


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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