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Equiniti boosts stake in MyCSP to 51%

Professional Pensions | 02 Oct 2014 | 11:24

Equiniti taken a controlling stake in MyCSP after it boosted its share in the firm as the government reduced its stake in the company by 11%.

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EXCLUSIVE: MyCSP puts 1.5 million members onto single admin system

MyCSP has moved its 1.5 million members onto a single administration system in one huge data transfer.

Professional Pensions | 24 Sep 2014 | 13:16 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


Digital governance service launches amid trustee switch to paperless

Mercer has teamed up with eShare to launch an online governance service to meet demand from pension scheme trustees making the switch from paper to digital.

Professional Pensions | 23 Sep 2014 | 11:44 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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PAPDIS AE data standard to be launched in October

A new auto-enrolment (AE) data standard will be launched at the Annual Payroll and Pensions Conference and Exhibition on 9 October.

Professional Pensions | 22 Sep 2014 | 13:30 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


B&CE chief calls for central database of member information

Creating a centralised database of member information will help the industry deliver effective guidance to pensioners according to B&CE chief executive Patrick Heath-Lay.

Professional Pensions | 19 Sep 2014 | 13:02 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


Public in the dark about trivial commutation changes

The vast majority of people with small pension pots over 55 years of age are unaware of their option to cash them in, according to a survey commissioned by Xafinity.

Professional Pensions | 12 Sep 2014 | 13:01 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


MNOPF merges pension payments for member ease

The Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF) has consolidated its pension payments to simplify the process for members.

Professional Pensions | 12 Sep 2014 | 11:30 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


Investors face £680m losses on unclaimed withholding tax

UK investors lost out on more than £680m in rightful returns from foreign shares and bonds in the latest financial year, according to new research.

Professional Pensions | 28 Aug 2014 | 13:09 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Budget causes surge in online pensions enquiries

The Budget announcement that savers will have more flexibility over how they take their pension has instigated a surge in people engaging with their schemes online, according to a software provider.

Professional Pensions | 07 Aug 2014 | 13:22 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Pension schemes are driving transparency and technology in FX markets

Pension funds are helping to drive transparency in the FX markets as broker-dealers are increasingly incentivised to move to electronic trading.

Professional Pensions | 06 Aug 2014 | 11:17 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


Schemes not paying enough attention to fraud and maladministration

Trustee boards are devoting insufficient time to administration issues despite identifying maladministration as the biggest risk they faced, according to research from Baker Tilly.

Professional Pensions | 01 Aug 2014 | 13:33 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


Origo publishes auto-enrolment data standards

Origo has published a set of standards aimed at ensuring schemes, employers and payroll providers can handle auto-enrolment data.

Professional Pensions | 30 Jul 2014 | 13:23 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


JLT EB reveals £10m cost of Ensign acquisition

JLT Employee Benefits’ paid £9.9m to acquire Ensign Pensions Administration from the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund in May, according to the firm’s half-yearly report.

Professional Pensions | 29 Jul 2014 | 13:39 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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