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Tom Selby: FCA sets sights on non-workplace pensions

Tom Selby looks at the latest regulatory intervention in the retirement market, specifically non-workplace pensions - SIPPs, stakeholder and personal Five years ago the Office...

TPAS shifts pension complaints handling to Pensions Ombudsman

The Pensions Ombudsman will become the hub for all pensions dispute resolutions as it plans to subsume The Pensions Advisory...

Bus company hit with £60k fine in first auto-enrolment criminal case

A bus company and its managing director have been fined more than £60,000 after admitting trying to avoid providing its employees with a workplace...

Another IFA suspends DB transfers over British Steel

Country Capital Wealth Management, which trades as The Pension Review Service, has voluntarily suspended its defined benefit (DB) transfer permissions after a...

TPR hits ex-BHS owner with £10m bill

Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has been issued with a £10m bill by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) as it seeks to recover...

FCA to probe providers over private pensions

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to probe private pension providers for data to investigate whether there is effective competition in the...

Frank Field takes aim at TPR over handling of Carillion collapse

Frank Field has accused The Pensions Regulator (TPR) of being "tentative and apologetic" in relation to Carillion defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.

SIPP providers ‘dragged thorough the dirt’ following FSCS due diligence note

The wording used in a FSCS note suggests SIPP providers are always at fault for investment problems and drags providers "through the...

Gareth James: Why default retirement guidance won’t work

I recently had the pleasure of visiting a close relative who happens to have just reached the magic age, at least as far as...

Retirement Planner Awards 2018 now open for entries

Do you think you stand head-and-shoulders above the rest when it comes to providing top-quality retirement planning and pensions advice services? If so, now...

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