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UK pension regulators seek views on consistent, comparable transaction costs reporting

Pension scheme trustees and independent governance committees (IGCs) must be able to report transaction costs in a "standardised, comparable way", the regulators have said. 03 Mar 2015

Contract-based pension providers must provide 'personalised' risk warnings to savers, says FCA

UK pension providers will be required to provide personalised risk warnings to customers before they will be able to access their savings, even if they are getting free guidance from the government-backed Pension Wise service. 03 Mar 2015

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Contract-based schemes need powers to move pension savers into modern, fit for purpose schemes and investments, says expert

FOCUS: The new independent governance committees (IGCs) of contract-based workplace pension schemes in the UK do not need to become pseudo-trustees in order to deliver good outcomes for savers. However, they should be given trustee-like powers to transfer... 03 Mar 2015

FSCS to consider claims for SIPP investment losses based on negligent advice

Customers who transferred their pension savings to a self-invested personal pension (SIPP) after receiving negligent advice from a firm that is no longer in business will now be able to claim for investment losses, the Financial Services Compensation Scheme... 23 Feb 2015

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