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Aries launches online legislation information centre

Professional Pensions | 11 Apr 2014 | 12:28 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Aries Insight has launched an online version of its database of pensions legislation.

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EXCLUSIVE: Profund launches end-to-end pension administration system

Profund is launching an automated end-to-end administration system designed to streamline pension payroll processes for defined benefit (DB), defined contribution (DC), career average revalued earnings (CARE), and hybrid schemes.

Professional Pensions | 07 Apr 2014 | 16:26 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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JLT wins Now Pensions admin contract from Equiniti

JLT Employee Benefits has won the contract to provide administration services to auto-enrolment master trust Now Pensions.

Professional Pensions | 04 Apr 2014 | 13:34 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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PPF appoints head of operations ahead of switch to internal administration

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has appointed Elaine Wiscombe to the newly-created role of head of operations ahead of plans to bring administration services in house later this year.

Professional Pensions | 01 Apr 2014 | 12:18 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Ombudsman refuses claim for compensation over Pru transfer delay

The Pensions Ombudsman (PO) has refused to order the Prudential to pay compensation after it took too long to transfer a member of its own scheme’s funds to Scottish Widows.

Professional Pensions | 25 Mar 2014 | 10:55 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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JLT EB buys Ensign Pensions Administration from MNOPF – further acquisitions likely

JLT Employee Benefits (JLT EB) has bought Ensign Pensions Administration from the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF).

Professional Pensions | 24 Mar 2014 | 14:00

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Norcros scheme hires Buck Consultants

The Norcros Security Plan trustees have hired Buck Consultants to provide actuarial services to its £400m defined benefit (DB) section.

Professional Pensions | 24 Mar 2014 | 11:06 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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iTrustees: How tablet technology revolutionised a board

Do iPads have a place on trustee boards? Natasha Browne talks to David Hewitson, Rexam’s pensions finance and investments controller.

Professional Pensions | 20 Mar 2014 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Santander consolidates admin for all schemes with JLT contract

The trustee of the Santander UK Group Pension Scheme has hired JLT Employee Benefits (JLT EB)for administration services across its defined contribution (DC) and defined benefit (DB) schemes.

Professional Pensions | 17 Mar 2014 | 12:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Buck partners with big four insurers for small firm AE service

Buck Consultants has teamed up with four of the biggest pension providers to target small and medium-sized employers (SMEs) with a one-stop auto-enrolment (AE) solution.

Professional Pensions | 13 Mar 2014 | 11:51 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Comment: Why record-keeping needs to improve

We all hear horror stories about scheme administration. The Pensions Regulator (TPR) now has its share of anecdotes following the completion of its first thematic review of record-keeping.

Professional Pensions | 12 Mar 2014 | 12:55 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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TPR: The good, the bad and the ugly of scheme record-keeping

The Pensions Regulator is set to publish its first thematic review of record-keeping at the end of the month. In this article, PP looks at what the regulator thinks schemes are doing well and the areas it believes need improvement.

Professional Pensions | 12 Mar 2014 | 12:09 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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EXCLUSIVE: TPR launches probe into seven schemes over admin failures

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has launched case investigations into seven schemes following its first thematic review of record-keeping.

Professional Pensions | 12 Mar 2014 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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