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Pensions regulator targets recruitment in auto-enrolment probe

Tom Newcombe, 22 Nov 2013

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has visited a number of recruitment agencies as part of an in-depth look...

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Government sets out proposals to re-shape workplace pension schemes

Tom Newcombe, 08 Nov 2013

The Government has set out a range of proposals to reshape workplace pensions for future generations....

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Pension Protection Fund surplus increases to £1.8 billion

Tom Newcombe, 30 Oct 2013

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF), the lifeboat for underfunded retirement schemes of insolvent employers,...

Government considers cap on 'rip-off' pension charges

Tom Newcombe, 30 Oct 2013

Pensions minister Steve Webb (pictured) has confirmed he is backing a 0.75% cap on auto-enrolment pension...

Women’s retirement saving at all-time low, says Scottish Widows report

Katie Jacobs, 23 Oct 2013

The number of women preparing adequately for retirement is at an all-time low, according to the latest...

Pension contribution rates 'inadequate', PPI report finds

Tom Newcombe, 22 Oct 2013

Employees who save for the pension at the minimum auto-enrolment rate will be short of money in retirement,...

2014 could be the year the tide turns for the pensions industry, minister says

Katie Jacobs, 18 Oct 2013

The next year will be a critical turning point for the pensions industry, if it can rise to the challenge...

NAPF chairman calls for pensions industry to build trust

Tom Newcombe, 18 Oct 2013

The pensions industry must do more to build public trust, new NAPF chairman, Ruston Smith (pictured)...

Surge in pensions confidence, NAPF survey finds

Tom Newcombe, 15 Oct 2013

Confidence in pensions has risen significantly in the past 12 months, according to a study by the National...

Overhaul of UK pension system 'urgently required', pensions expert warns

Tom Newcombe, 14 Oct 2013

Around 11 million workers are at risk of slipping into poverty when they reach retirement age, as the...

Auto-enrolment risks creating nation of 'pension zombies', says Hargreaves Lansdown

Tom Newcombe, 04 Oct 2013

Paying into an employees' pension fund is a "thankless expense" if no attempt is made to help staff understand...

Teachers stage 24-hour strike in row over pay, pensions and working conditions

Tom Newcombe, 01 Oct 2013

Today, teachers across four regions in the UK are striking as part of an on-going row over pay, pensions...

Auto-enrolment 'success' as fewer than expected opt-out

Tom Newcombe, 30 Sep 2013

Fewer people than expected have opted out of the Government's auto-enrolment pension scheme, according...

Firefighters to stage strike from midday in row over pensions

Tom Newcombe, 25 Sep 2013

Members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) will strike for fours hours from midday as part of an ongoing...

OFT outlines reforms to tackle 'poor value' pensions

Tom Newcombe, 19 Sep 2013

The Office of Fair Trading's study into the £275 billion defined contribution (DC) pensions market has...

A fifth of workers fear they will never retire

Tom Newcombe, 18 Sep 2013

One in five UK workers fear they will never be able to fully stop working because of a shortfall in pensions...

Ban on consultancy charges in auto-enrolment pension schemes

Tom Newcombe, 17 Sep 2013

Legislation banning consultancy charges on auto-enrolment schemes has come into force.

Decline in pension contributions among those yet to auto-enrol in a scheme

Tom Newcombe, 09 Sep 2013

Employees due to be enrolled into a workplace pension for the first time are becoming less willing to...

Teachers to strike in row over pay, pensions and workloads

Tom Newcombe, 06 Sep 2013

Teachers in England are planning to hold a fresh round of strikes over pay, pensions and workloads.

Pensions for FTSE 100 directors averages £260K a year, study finds

Tom Newcombe, 05 Sep 2013

The average pension pot for a FTSE 100 director increased by £400,000 last year to £4.73 million, with...

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