The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has failed to assuage concerns over its enhanced criminal sanctions regime with the industry continuing to call for clarity.
Matthew Swynnerton explores the impacts of the Pension Schemes Act 2021
Luke Hartley looks at recent cases involving House of Fraser, Silentnight and Johnston Press
Geoff Egerton looks at how the criminal sanctions regime will impact the pensions industry
Three people have appeared in court in connection with an investigation into pension fraud totalling nearly £14m.
This week’s top stories included Isio’s first financial results, while the Association of British Insurers insured 191 members’ benefits in a £26m buy-in with Aviva.
Clive Weber explores how the recent draft policy on new criminal sanctions explains TPR's future approach.
Guidance to help trustees comply with climate disclosure rules will also call on them to “act now” to protect pension savers from climate risk, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) says.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has confirmed its fraud compensation fund (FCF) needs to raise a levy of 75p per member, and 30p for master trusts in 2021/2022 — the maximum allowed under current regulations.
Here it is, our monthly digest of the most important pension articles Professional Pensions has written and published over the last month, along with some contextual notes.
The occupational defined contribution (DC) market consolidated further in 2020 with the number of trust-based plans falling substantially during the year, latest data from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) reveals.
The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has urged the government and regulators to “act quickly and decisively” to protect pension savers from scams.
This week’s top stories include the government’s renewed focus on superfunds and Smart Pension’s commitment of £100m to a defined contribution private market default strategy.
A climate strategy for The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is set to be announced in the coming weeks which will support trustees as they carry out work to meet the new Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) requirements.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published its settlement policy — setting out its approach for negotiating and concluding settlements of its regulatory or civil enforcement action.
Companies are increasingly looking to consolidators, superfunds and other sophisticated financial structures to help remove their defined benefit (DB) liabilities, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) says.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has called on the pensions industry to step up to stop scammers following a “concerning” long-term drop in reporting.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has secured the extradition of a suspected fraudster following engagement with the Metropolitan Police.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is seeking views on two sets of regulations concerning The Pension Regulator’s (TPR) powers, as well as on measures to allow defined contribution (DC) schemes to invest more easily in a broader range of asset...
This week’s top stories include Axa’s deferred longevity swap with Hannover Re, and Capita’s restructuring plans for simplifying the business.
The current situation of cybercrime in the pensions industry is a growing concern, with attacks almost doubling during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to industry experts.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has launched a consultation on amalgamating ten of its 15 codes of practice into a single 149-page document.
The number of defined benefit (DB) schemes open to new members of future accrual fell again over the past year, continuing the long-term trend to scheme closure and wind-up, latest data from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) reveals.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has launched a consultation on how it plans to use new criminal powers to investigate and prosecute those who commit criminal offences.