Quilter has called upon the government to take action to clamp down on the dramatic rise in investment scams over the past year by including these within the scope of the forthcoming Online Safety Bill.
Integrate net zero targets into regulation
Tender Watch: TPR appoints Mercer for superfund modelling; FCA selects legal services partner; Border to Coast makes two appointments
Professional Pensions rounds up some of the latest tender awards from across the industry.
Guidelines on what is and is not viewed as defined benefit (DB) trustees providing members with regulated advice need to be clearer, respondents to a Professional Pensions survey say.
A high proportion of savers are not taking an interest in their pension, which could have a “disproportionate impact” on women whose lower value pensions make them “more vulnerable to poor choices”, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)....
Calls for 'scam prevention minister' resurface as government grapples with industry for more support
The scam ‘epidemic’ across the pensions industry needs better government intervention in the form of a specifically appointed minister, AJ Bell has reiterated.
Pensions minister writes to schemes for scam support; regulators and trade bodies push for legislative change
The increase in financial scams during the last 12 months has promoted calls from all corners of the pensions industry for better support for savers.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) was made aware of concerns about Neil Woodford's investment strategy at his fund management business back in 2015, but did not act until nearly two years later, according to reports.
Corners were cut in the 2015 introduction of pension freedoms which have left pension savers vulnerable and suffering, according to Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Stephen Timms.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has broken its silence on Neil Woodford's return to fund management with confirmation that it is working alongside the Jersey regulator to share information on the new venture.
Those who could benefit most from Pension Wise guidance are most likely to miss out on it, according to Just Group analysis of Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) research.
More than 60% of pre-retirees supports the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) investment pathways initiative, according to research by Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM).
After a year that took everyone by surprise, experts tell Professional Pensions what could be on the horizon for regulation in 2021.
What were some of the most read opinion pieces on Professional Pensions over the last 12 months? We look at some of the top articles from our commentators during the year.
The number of savers using information or guidance services such as Pension Wise is barely higher than three years ago despite efforts to promote the benefits, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) says.
The government will set up an infrastructure bank to support investment and to co-invest alongside investors including pension funds.
Former Financial Regulators Complaints Commissioner Antony Townsend is to become chair of an expanded Determinations Panel at The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The government plans to cement the UK's position as a global centre for green finance have received a significant boost, with chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiling proposals to issue the country's first sovereign green bond next year and make climate risk...
New legislation is needed to push pension trustees and asset managers to consider ESG factors within their legal duty to beneficiaries, as well as ensuring trustees are up to standard, ShareAction says.
Simpler retirement ‘wake-up packs’ are not encouraging pension savers to take up free guidance, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Providers are failing to engage early with their independent governance committees (IGCs) over the rollout of investment pathways despite the looming 1 February deadline, they have been warned.
Occupational pensions schemes will be required to direct savers to take guidance on pension withdrawals under new provisions to boost engagement.
TTF wants greater consumer protection
Philip Dickinson looks at the impact of Covid-19 on the transfer market and how schemes and advisers can support members.