Building relationships to protect pension savers

tpr-future-blog-sep-2018Last July on this blog page, I made a commitment to delivering a new regulatory approach for TPR that reflects the political and economic pressure that continues to shape the pensions world, and to ensure savers are better protected.

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Master trust authorisation – to the starting blocks

master-trust-blog-2018A few years ago we started to stamp our feet about master trusts. As automatic enrolment successfully swept through businesses and more and more people were being put into workplace pensions, master trust schemes grew in popularity.

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Protecting the DB pensions universe

ppf-ara-2018.jpgIn assessing the events of 2017/18, I’m reminded not just of the work of industry and TPR colleagues but of the excellence and the dedication my colleagues at the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) provide.

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Pensions – we need good news as well as the bad and the ugly

good-news-bad-news-blog-2018No-one can claim that all is rosy in the pensions world.  There are many things that could – and should – be done to make UK pensions better, simpler and more sustainable.

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Master trusts – how we’re working to protect 10 million savers

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In arguably the biggest change to pensions regulation since automatic enrolment was introduced six years ago, from October 2018 master trusts will have to apply to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for authorisation to operate in the market.

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Swift ban on pension calls will leave fraudsters in the cold

swift-ban-blog-2018You know you’re on the side of right when everyone agrees. It doesn’t happen often. But the government’s move for a swift ban on pension cold-calling is one of those times.

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