The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has substantially increased the usage of its powers against trustees – posting a sharp rise in the use of formal information gathering powers and High Court production orders during the three months to the end of September....
Pension scams are not just about the money lost, but the lives devastated, says Nicola Parish, so the industry must unite to defeat this scourge.
Pension scheme trustees and sponsors should only seek to transfer members’ benefits to a defined benefit (DB) consolidator if there is no “realistic prospect of buyout in the foreseeable future”, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) says.
The Pensions Regulator has set out further guidance on its approach to agreed reporting requirements for employers, trustees, pension advisers and providers as they navigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Upper Tribunal has told Dominic Chappell he must pay £9.5m into BHS’ pension schemes after committing actions detrimental to their funding.
The former trustee of a charity for the disabled has pleaded guilty to fraud after transferring more than £250,000 from the organisation’s pension scheme.
The master trust market now represents 16 million memberships and holds more than £36bn in assets, The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) final master trust market update reveals.
Five million pension savers could be putting their retirement pots at risk to scammers, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) warn as part of their latest ScamSmart campaign.
The Pension Scams Industry Group (PSIG) has updated its voluntary code of practice to reflect regulatory and legislative changes that have affected the industry over the last year.
Pension trustees of Dunnes Stores in Northern Ireland have been stopped from running its defined contribution (DC) scheme by The Pensions Regulator (TPR), following "a catalogue of governance failures".
TPR takes action against employer prioritising dividends and reveals 15% increase in use of AE powers
The Pensions Regulator has set how it has used its powers over the first three months of the year in a bid to better protect scheme members.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has handed Link Pension Trustees fines totalling £103,750 for multiple breaches of pensions law in relation to the McDonald's Franchisee Pension Scheme.
Oxfordshire County Council has seen a "significant improvement" to its pension fund governance following action by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The trustees of the Autoenrolment.co.uk and Moore Stephens master trusts have been fined for "deficient" chair's statements after failed court action against The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The Scottish Widows Master Trust and the Lewis Workplace Pension Trust have applied for authorisation to continue operating in the master trust market, PP can reveal.
A trustee is imprisoned after using employees' funds to prop up struggling businesses and buy a home for his daughter. James Phillips looks at the details of the case.
An accountant who acted as a trustee and administrator to pension schemes has pleaded guilty to five counts of fraud and two counts of making employer-related investments.
Now Pensions has overhauled its administration system after historic issues caused a failure in collecting and investing around 265,000 members' contributions.
Six people have been questioned by police as part of a joint operation with The Pensions Regulator (TPR) investigating a suspected pension fraud.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has been ordered to pay £124,000 after losing an appeal against his conviction for failing to provide information to the regulator.
Schemes risk breaking the law and being forced to wind up as The Pensions Regulator (TPR) warns some may be master trusts but do not know so.
The 'ScamSmart' campaign is gaining traction, with a five-fold increase in visits to the official website and thousands of savers a day warned about unauthorised firms operating in the area.
Southern Water will be forced to cough up more money for its pension scheme earlier than planned after The Pensions Regulator (TPR) intervened in what it said was "unfair treatment" of the scheme.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has ordered a firm to pay back more than £700,000 of pension contributions after it miscalculated the amounts due for more than a year.