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Plans set out for automatic consolidation of UK pension pots by autumn 2016

The cost of transferring pension savings will need to be cut for the UK government's plans for a new automatic consolidation of workers' pension pots to be "workable", an expert has said. 13 Feb 2015

New pension governance committees will be expected to challenge providers, says expert

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) expects independent governance committees (IGCs) to ask "searching questions" of, and to challenge, providers according to newly finalised rules, an expert has said. 06 Feb 2015

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More firms facing fines for automatic enrolment non-compliance, says Pensions Regulator

The number of fixed penalty fines issued to UK employers for breaches of new workplace pension rules increased dramatically in the last three months of last year, in line with the increasing number of firms becoming subject to the new regime. 30 Jan 2015

Over 50s expect to work longer, creating challenges for employers, says UK government

UK workers aged over 50 no longer think that working full-time and then stopping work altogether is the best way to retire, while almost half would still like to be working at least part time between the ages of 65 and 70, according to new research. 14 Jan 2015

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Pension matters have become a major issue for employers, trustees, public sector bodies and financial institutions in recent years. Using Pinsent Masons means you use one of the strongest pensions law teams in Europe. Over 70 lawyers, paralegals and trust administrators, working collegiately out of offices in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds and Manchester, offering clear, practical and cost-effective advice.

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