Professional Pensions | 29 Jan 2015 | 13:31
The Financial Conduct Authorities' (FCA) attempts to prevent mis-selling after ‘freedom and choice’ policies kick in this April have been trashed by respondents to PP's weekly survey.
The announcement from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) that it fined 166 firms for auto-enrolment breaches last quarter sends a “loud and clear” message to employers, say industry commentators.
Professional Pensions | 29 Jan 2015 | 13:21
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has accepted an £8.5m settlement with the Russian steel maker Severstal over obligations to the Carrington Wire pension scheme.
Professional Pensions | 28 Jan 2015 | 17:59
A Labour peer has attacked the annuity market, claiming it “plays fast and loose” with the regulatory framework.
Professional Pensions | 28 Jan 2015 | 13:01
More than 160 employers were issued fixed penalties of £400 last year after The Pensions Regulator (TPR) ramped up the use of its powers for auto-enrolment failures.
Professional Pensions | 28 Jan 2015 | 11:28
The regulator’s ‘second line of defence’ for retirees will be extended to cover trust-based pension scheme members as well those in contract-based arrangements, peers have heard.
Professional Pensions | 28 Jan 2015 | 11:04
Decision makers in the local government pension scheme (LGPS) will likely face more onerous knowledge and understanding requirements in the near future, warn consultants.
Professional Pensions | 26 Jan 2015 | 13:15 |
Policymakers’ decision not to apply forthcoming governance and transparency rules to funds other than default options may lead to a regulatory gap in defined contribution (DC), Linklaters has warned.
Professional Pensions | 26 Jan 2015 | 12:52 |
Pension scheme members are three times more likely to be approached about accessing their pots since the Budget freedoms were announced, according to research.
Professional Pensions | 26 Jan 2015 | 11:23 |
Pressure from companies to water down proposed changes to the EU Shareholders’ Rights Directive has been criticised by the Investment Association.
Professional Pensions | 23 Jan 2015 | 13:03 |
Top stories on PP this week include a High Court ruling on overpayments, a consultation on defined benefit (DB) transfers and the unveiling of 44 guidance guarantee centres. Here's what you might have missed.
Professional Pensions | 23 Jan 2015 | 10:44 |
Pension overpayment disputes are common. They often arise as a result of an admin error, and members with a complex employment history can add to the risk.
Professional Pensions | 23 Jan 2015 | 09:58
Pensions minister Steve Webb has said providers that ignore Independent Governance Committees (IGCs) would face huge reputational damage.
Professional Pensions | 22 Jan 2015 | 11:43 |
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