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Watchdog reveals details of £134m pensions liberation bust

Professional Pensions | 21 Nov 2014 | 13:47 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has shut down a group of five pension liberation schemes that had taken more than £134m from over 1,400 people.

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Five stories you might have missed this week

The biggest stories on PP this week involved controversy over the LGPS, an overhaul at Santander's scheme, a new chief exec at TPR, and a PPF sell off. Here are the top five.

Professional Pensions | 21 Nov 2014 | 07:52 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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TPR appoints Lesley Titcomb as chief executive

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has appointed Lesley Titcomb as chief executive.

Professional Pensions | 20 Nov 2014 | 16:23 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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What’s wrong with having too much money?

PP looks at why trustees are coming under pressure over trapped surpluses and what they can do about it.

Professional Pensions | 20 Nov 2014 | 14:10 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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TPR to publish AE provider list for small employers

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has revealed plans to publish a list of approved auto-enrolment vehicles to help the smallest employers find a scheme.

Professional Pensions | 20 Nov 2014 | 12:37 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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PO pension scam complaints soar by two-thirds

There has been a 66% increase in the number of complaints the Pensions Ombudsman (PO) has received in relation to pension scams since July.

Professional Pensions | 17 Nov 2014 | 12:56 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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What should the retirement default be after April?

Michael Klimes looks at the lessons the government must learn from auto-enrolment if pension freedoms are to be a success

Professional Pensions | 14 Nov 2014 | 14:52 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Five stories you might have missed this week

Our top stories this week included problems for MyCSP, a whopping legal bill for Guinness Peat, an ombudsman decision with wide-reaching consequences, and schemes taking asset management in-house.

Professional Pensions | 14 Nov 2014 | 13:59 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Crowe Clark Whitehill hires manager from TPR

Crowe Clark Whitehill has hired Phil Spary from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to launch a defined contribution (DC) advice service.

Professional Pensions | 13 Nov 2014 | 12:14 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Guinness Peat forks out ‘stunning’ £18m to defend against probe by watchdog

Guinness Peat Group (GPG) is set to spend around £18m on legal advice and fees over a two-year period, in its defence against action by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).

Professional Pensions | 11 Nov 2014 | 10:38 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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TPR must step in on fiduciary management failings

The regulator needs to intervene in the FM market, argues Jack Jones

Professional Pensions | 04 Nov 2014 | 09:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Watchdog takes firm stand against AE failures

The Pensions Regulator has fined its first firms over auto-enrolment issues. Natasha Browne looks at the significance of this

Professional Pensions | 03 Nov 2014 | 10:56

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Watchdog fines first employers over AE failures

Three employers have been issued fixed penalties of £400 in The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) first use of fines for failures related to auto-enrolment (AE).

Professional Pensions | 29 Oct 2014 | 11:47 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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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.

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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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