The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is investigating 165 coronavirus-related scams, according to a freedom of information request (FOI) submitted by Parliament Street think tank’s cyber research team.
In one scam, fraudsters pretended to be from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), targeting company owners seeking Covid-19 relief grants to help manage their finances throughout the pandemic. Other scams...
This week’s top stories included the launch of Punter Southall’s defined benefit scheme consolidator, while The Pensions Regulator laid down three ‘gateway principles’ for superfund transfers.
Escalating standards for sole trustees will become a norm for reputable firms, even if they are voluntary, says Nigel Hill.
Sole trustees will be expected to assess whether to report to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) if they are removed, or resign, from an appointment because of sponsor’s actions.
Overall mortality remains in line with pre-coronavirus trends despite a recent increase in Covid-19 related deaths, according to the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI).
Aon has been re-appointed by the £400m ITN Pension Scheme to provide fiduciary management services.