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New Deputy Pensions Ombudsman appointed

New Deputy Pensions Ombudsman Karen Johnston has been appointed and will take up her post from July 1st, 2015 for a 3 year term. Pensions Minister Steve Webb said: “Karen

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Pensions Regulator Corporate Plan

The Pensions Regulator published its latest corporate plan, setting out how it intends to continue to improve standards in workplace pension schemes and enable good outcomes for retirement savers. Go

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Savers no longer on hold says NAPF as HMT announces Pension Wise telephone number

The NAPF has commented on HM Treasury’s (HMT) announcement of the telephone number for the Government’s Pension Wise guidance service. Graham Vidler, Director of External Affairs, NAPF, said: “Pension Wise, perhaps

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NAPF’s top tips for savers using the new pension freedoms

Only one in three of the people who will be eligible to use the pension freedoms in the next five years currently feel very confident about making their own financial

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Smart Pension to solve auto enrolment headache for small firms

An entrepreneurial new auto enrolment firm claims it has solved the pension sign-up headache for thousands of Britain’s small businesses as the deadline for enrolment looms for companies with fewer than

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PensionsEurope deeply concerned with pensions developments for Bulgarian pensions

PensionsEurope deeply concerned with developments in Bulgaria for Bulgarian pensions. There are worrying developments for supplementary pensions taking place in Bulgaria. In order to improve public finances, the Bulgarian Government

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Jeremy Leach CEO of Managing Partners Limited comments on budget 2015 pension reforms

Jeremy Leach, Chief Executive Officer of Managing Partners Limited, which manages a number of funds that invest in insurance linked securities, has responded to the government’s decision to allow pensioners

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Will Fraser-Allen, Deputy Managing Partner at Albion Ventures in the 2015 budget

Commenting on the rule changes to VCTs, EIS and SEIS in the March 2015 Budget, Will Fraser-Allen, Deputy Managing Partner at Albion Ventures said: “These amendments make sense in the

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NAPF welcomes code of good practice for combating pension scams

The NAPF has welcomed the publication of Combating Pension Scams: A Code of Good Practice. Graham Vidler, Director of External Affairs, NAPF said “The NAPF is pleased to be part of

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NAPF comments on 2015 budget

The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has commented on the changes to pensions announced in the 2015 Budget. Commenting on the Chancellor’s announcement to cut the Lifetime Allowance (LTA)