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Industry-backed pension scams guidance will help consumer protection 'balancing act', says expert

New guidance will help pension scheme trustees, administrators and providers 'walk the tightrope' between protecting members from pension "scams" and giving them their statutory right to transfer their savings, an expert has said. 17 Mar 2015

Lord Hutton: UK workers should save 15% of income to fund their retirement

Automatic enrolment alone will not be enough to provide today's pension savers with enough to live on in retirement unless minimum contribution levels are increased, according to a pensions industry expert. 12 Mar 2015

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'Disparities' emerging in pensions regime, says expert, as Pensions Regulator publishes communications guidance

Occupational pension scheme trustees will not be expected to provide tailored risk warnings to members before they can take advantage of the new flexibilities available to defined contribution (DC) pension scheme members from April, the Pensions Regulator... 09 Mar 2015

Transferring 'safeguarded' defined benefit pensions to defined contribution schemes to be regulated

Trustees of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes would be required to ensure that members have been advised by someone with a specific 'pension transfer specialist' qualification before they would be able to transfer their savings to a defined contribution... 06 Mar 2015

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