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Automatic enrolment to begin at 18

The age at which UK workers are registered in workplace pensions through automatic enrolment will fall to 18 years under new plans unveiled by the government. The current age for

News UK Pensions

Automatic enrolment yields nine million pension pots

Automatic enrolment has led to more than nine million people receiving workplace pensions in the UK, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) statistics have revealed. The figure puts the government


17 October 2018 – 19 October 2018 – PLSA Annual Conference & Exhibition

The PLSA Annual Conference & Exhibition is the most important annual event for anyone involved in pensions, attracting 1,500 top industry professionals and more than 80 exhibition stands. From trustees,

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MPs call for ban on pension scams

The UK parliamentary Work and Pensions Committee has called on the government to ban pension scams, including cold calling. The committee’s report on pension scams also recommended that people should

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Embrace robotics, urges PASA

The increasing use of robotics in the pensions industry is an opportunity to be seized—and not a change to be feared, Margaret Snowdon, chair of the Pensions Administration Standards Association

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University boss calls for rethink over USS changes

Proposed changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) would have “serious consequences” for affected universities and alternative approaches should be explored, the University of Warwick’s vice-chancellor, Professor Stuart Croft, has

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TPR cracks down on pension Scrooges

The number of employers in the UK facing action over failing to comply with their pension duties increased in Q3, the Pensions Regulator (TPR) has reported. TPR issued unpaid contributions

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USS faces significant benefits changes

Universities UK is proposing changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) to address deficit issues and a significant rise in the cost of future pensions. A deficit of approximately £7.5

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NPT adds to senior team

National Pension Trust (NPT), the defined contribution (DC) master trust offering from UK specialist Xafinity Group, has appointed two new members to its senior team. Andy Flynn and Jonathan Hight-Warburton


PLSA launches three new guides for pension funds

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published three new Made Simple Guides covering fiduciary management, data and integrated risk management. Schroders, Equiniti, and Cardano and Lincoln Pensions, have