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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

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BUSINESSES WARN GOVERNMENT NOT TO TINKER WITH PENSIONS TAX

First industry-wide survey since general election sets out businesses’ pensions priorities this Parliament Companies crave stability on tax, policy and funding to boost pensions according to the latest survey of

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NAPF rename to become The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association

On Thursday 15 October, the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) became the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association. Joanne Segars, Chief Executive, announced the change at the NAPF Annual Conference

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Government abandons collective pensions hitting thousands of savers in the pocket warns RSA

  The Minister of State for Pensions, Baroness Altmann, is set to announce a U-turn in pensions policy saying that “now is not the right time” to push to push

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Vince Linnane to stand down as PMI Chief Executive from May 2016

The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) announced that Vince Linnane, Chief Executive Officer, will be standing down at the end of May 2016. Linnane has spent over 30 years at PMI in