TTF wants greater consumer protection
The Transparency Task Force (TTF) has published an open letter to prime minister Boris Johnson asking him to take a personal interest in pension scam problems and push for legislative flexibilities for scam victims.
The Transparency Task Force (TTF) has questioned whether the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is “fit for purpose” following years of concern relating to the manner in which it exercises its investigative powers.
Pensions scams will be the key focus in the first part of a Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) inquiry reviewing the impact of the introduction of pension freedoms five years on.
Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Stephen Timms will table an amendment to the Pension Schemes Bill to allow schemes to pause transfers when a scam is suspected.
The new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Pension Scams has had its inaugural meeting in parliament to outline its priorities for boosting public awareness around scam risks.
The WPC's cost and transparency inquiry reveals it is impossible to know exactly how much consumers and trustees are paying in charges. Victoria Ticha takes a closer look
John Howard has been appointed founding chairman of the Transparency Task Force's (TTF) newly-formed advisory board.
Proposals for mandatory tendering of fiduciary management services, as well as additional guidance for trustees, have been welcomed by industry commentators albeit with some caution.
Transparency Task Force calls for IA's Cummings to apologise over 'offensive' Loch Ness fees comments
Gina Miller and others deserve ‘apology…public recognition and thanks’
From 3 January next year, firms looking after DC members' money will need to comply with new disclosure requirements. James Phillips reports.
The combination of lack of trust, poor transparency, and inadequate retirement funds will cause "civil unrest" in the next few decades, Andy Agathangelou warns.
The Transparency Task Force (TTF) has launched an independent audit of over 50 professional bodies' codes of conduct in order to understand efforts being made to improve professional standards.
The Transparency Task Force (TTF) has launched a team to highlight what it recognises as "progressive" active managers (PAMs), who drive good practice in the industry.
Andy Agathangelou has expressed concern the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) could allow the Investment Association (IA) to write its own cost disclosure rules.
An LCP report shows current fund charging strategies do not serve schemes well. Helen Morrissey looks at the issue
Members of the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) have been urged to set up a broad inquiry into hidden costs and charges faced by pension schemes.
Pensions minister Richard Harrington has said the government will work with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to improve transparency of pension costs.
The Transparency Taskforce (TTF) has called on the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) to establish an inquiry into costs and charges for savers.
A collaborative group aimed at helping the industry adapt to technological change has been established by the Transparency Task Force (TTF) founding chairman, (pictured above) Andy Agathangelou.
Industry officials have called for asset manager reward systems to be axed in favour of higher flat salaries, in order to discourage short-termism.
There is “zero evidence” to support the “hidden fees hysteria” that unknown costs are damaging pension funds, the Investment Association (IA) has argued.
Andy Agathangelou has left the Friends of Auto Enrolment (FAE) two and half years after founding the association for the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP).
The chair of the Investment Association's (IA) advisory board into cost transparency has hit back at criticism over the decision to keep its discussions confidential.