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RETIREES AT RISK OF FALLING VICTIM TO ‘PENSION PREDATORS’

– Pensioners at risk of being sold unregulated investments by people keen to exploit newly acquired wealth. – Government may not protect those that lose their money, potentially leaving thousands

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Regulator welcomes independent assurance for latest master trust

The Pensions Regulator has welcomed the news that SEI Master Trust has become the latest occupational defined contribution (DC) master trust to obtain independent assurance. The voluntary assurance framework was

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Teachers Continue to Campaign

Commenting after the debate on Motion 61, Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union, said:   “Today, NUT Annual Conference has voted to

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NEST reaches 2 million members

NEST reaches 2 million members NEST announced that it has now enrolled over 2 million members. The auto enrolment scheme has taken on 1 million workers in a year, doubling

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Guidance on transfers from DB to DC schemes

Guidance on transfers from DB to DC schemes The Pensions Regulator has published its final guidance to assist trustees and managers of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes to manage member

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Expats vulnerable after pension freedom

Warning, expats are most vulnerable after pension freedom. With the new pension flexibility rules coming into effect, James McLeod, head of pensions at AES International, is warning that British expatriates

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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