Why TPR's stronger powers could be a boon, not a threat

While worries are high, experts believe the new powers could strengthen protections

James Phillips
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Why TPR's stronger powers could be a boon, not a threat

Consternation has been rife across the pensions industry over boosted powers for The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and how they could be used to penalise anyone involved in the running of a pension scheme if things go wrong.

The watchdog's criminal offences policy, confirmed at the end of September ahead of its enforcement from 1 October, details how it will respond to issues around avoidance of employer debt, and conduct...

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