TPT Retirement Solutions has submitted its master trust authorisation application to The Pensions Regulator (TPR), joining 11 other master trusts who are awaiting a response.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has revamped the standards for its Pension Quality Mark (PQM) in a bid to raise the quality of single-employer defined contribution schemes.
Just six of the remaining 49 defined contribution master trusts have applied for authorisation to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) since its regime came into force last October.
Jonathan Stapleton says while the new rules will ensure master trusts are well run and have good systems, they won't necessarily ensure members are in the best schemes
The master trust authorisation regime will come into force at the beginning of October. TPR's Kim Brown sets out what the watchdog expects to happen next.
Salvus Master Trust has launched a new product in a bid to help firms remove the cost of administering the pots of deferred and legacy trust-based defined contribution (DC) members.
The Fraud Compensation Fund (FCF) levy will unfairly hit auto-enrolment (AE) savers under government proposals, The People's Pension has warned.
Master trusts will need to be authorised by the regulator from October, but the current framework is still a draft. James Phillips explores if it's ready.
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