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Last week actuary Hamish Wilson upset plenty of people when he referred to pensions professionals as ‘parasites'.
Asset-backed funding arrangements are a "house of cards" that could run counter to European law banning schemes from making employer-related investments, says a lawyer.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has warned that the £630m levy paid by schemes to fund the organisation is likely to rise by an average of approximately 10% in September.
Contract-based defined contribution (DC) providers are likely to be given a fiduciary duty similar to that of trustees, Punter Southall principal Alan Morahan says.
There is a strong link between companies being paternalistic and wanting to administer their pension schemes in-house, Tesco corporate pension manager Karen Wake says.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) expects to name its new chief executive, replacing Bill Gavin, next month.
Administration services have been treated as "Cinderella" for too long leading to a lack of focus on accuracy, the chairman of an industry pension scheme says.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is looking into "systemic" ways it can combat pension liberation fraud as its current tactics are not sustainable.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is expanding its compliance unit to enable it to ‘proactively investigate' companies and industries with a high risk of failure to comply with auto-enrolment duties.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will "shorten and sharpen" its defined contribution (DC) code of conduct and principles following industry complaints it is too complex.
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McDonalds has reported opt out rates of less than 2.5% after auto-enrolment (AE) staging.
Early opt-out rates for auto-enrolment (AE) are "skewed" by employer size, KPMG DC director Andy Seed warns.
Pensions minster Steve Webb is praising employers for "stunning examples" of firms going the extra mile to engage employees during auto-enrolment (AE) resulting in opting-in becoming the norm.
The pensions industry is full of vested interests and must cut out "parasites" in order to regain trust in saving, a consultant says.
Pensions minister Steve Webb has said he envisages automatic transfers being used in defined benefit (DB) schemes to counter the issue of deferred members.
Pensions minister Steve Webb has pledged to give the raft of legislation working its way through parliament time to bed in, and not introduce any more major reforms.
One of auto-enrolment's (AE) primary purposes is to boost pension provision among people working for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
The pensions industry has vast expertise to offer to decision makers when creating policy.