Issued: Friday 21 November 2014
...Legal action by The Pensions Regulator has put a stop to five connected pension 'liberation' schemes that received transfers totalling more than £134 million from over 1,400 individuals.
Issued: Thursday 20 November 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has today confirmed the appointment of Lesley Titcomb as its new Chief Executive.
Issued: Wednesday 19 November 2014
...The Pensions Regulator is consulting over plans to publish a list of pension schemes to help small and micro employers prepare for automatic enrolment.
Issued: Monday 17 November 2014
...The Pensions Regulator today welcomed news that NEST, the government-backed workplace pension scheme, has successfully completed a voluntary governance statement.
Issued: Monday 3 November 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has today issued a report, published under section 89 of the Pensions Act 2004, explaining how it helped to facilitate an innovative rescue plan for Kodak’s UK pension scheme.
Issued: Thursday 30 October 2014
...The ninth edition the Purple Book, published today by the Pension Protection Fund and The Pensions Regulator monitors the risks faced by 6,057, mostly private sector defined benefit pension schemes.
Issued: Tuesday 28 October 2014
...Small and micro employers are being warned to check the date they must be ready to meet new workplace pensions duties and to prepare early.
Issued: Thursday 23 October 2014
...An £8 million settlement was announced today following an investigation into the MG Rover Group senior pension scheme by The Pensions Regulator.
Issued: Friday 17 October 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has issued a statement on the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Command Paper 'Better Workplace Pensions: putting savers' interests first'.
Issued: Thursday 16 October 2014
...The chairman of The Pensions Regulator has today set out his strategic vision and priorities in his first major speech to the industry.
Issued: Tuesday 7 October 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has today announced the permanent appointment of Fred Berry as lead investment consultant.
Issued: Wednesday 1 October 2014
...The Pensions Regulator today marked the second anniversary of the start of automatic enrolment by acknowledging its success to date and warning this is no time to rest.
Issued: Wednesday 24 September 2014
...Hundreds of thousands of small businesses have been warned to check when they must meet new workplace pensions duties.
Issued: Thursday 18 September 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has published a new procedure explaining how it makes decisions on issues such as certain trustee appointments and issuing clearance and improvements notices.
Issued: Thursday 11 September 2014
...The Pensions Regulator today welcomed news of the first occupational defined contribution (DC) master trust, The People's Pension, to obtain independent assurance.
Issued: Wednesday 3 September 2014
...Statement regarding the announcement by BT of Isabel Hudson’s appointment to the BT Board and to the BT Pensions Committee
Issued: Tuesday 19 August 2014
...A settlement agreement signed after nearly six years of investigation and legal proceedings will allow the Lehman Brothers pension scheme to pay full retirement benefits to members and avoid the scheme’s entry into the Pension Protection Fund.
Issued: Thursday 14 August 2014
...Figures published today by The Pensions Regulator show that more than four million workers have now been automatically enrolled into a workplace pension.
Issued: Tuesday 5 August 2014
...New research shows The Pensions Regulator continues to receive positive feedback from its key audiences for the second year running, according to a report published today.
Issued: Friday 1 August 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has published compliance and enforcement details showing how many times it has needed to make use of its formal powers to ensure employers comply with their automatic enrolment duties.
Issued: Thursday 31 July 2014
...Trustees are being urged to bring themselves up to speed with key policy and legal developments by completing new modules in The Pensions Regulator’s Trustee toolkit, which has been overhauled to reflect changes to the new DC and DB codes of practice.
Issued: Tuesday 29 July 2014
...The Pensions Regulator’s DB code of practice, which helps trustees and sponsoring employers to agree balanced funding plans for their pension schemes, comes into force today.
Issued: Thursday 24 July 2014
...Victims of pension scams have warned of the devastating impact of losing thousands of pounds in retirement savings as part of a hard-hitting campaign to help tackle the problem.
Issued: Thursday 17 July 2014
...The national roll out of automatic enrolment has reached a landmark with all of the country’s largest businesses now having passed their staging dates.
Issued: Thursday 10 July 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has published its annual report and accounts for 2013 - 2014.
Issued: Tuesday 8 July 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has today published two new ‘quick guides’ to help support those who are going to be involved in governing and administering the pension schemes providing retirement benefits for around 12 million public service workers.
Issued: Thursday 19 June 2014
...Pension scheme record-keeping must improve to protect the hard-earned savings of members, The Pensions Regulator warned today.
Issued: Tuesday 10 June 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has today published a code of practice to help trustees and sponsoring employers of DB schemes to agree funding plans that provide security for retirement savings whilst enabling employers to invest in sustainable growth.
Issued: Thursday 29 May 2014
...Master trusts being used for automatic enrolment and large DC schemes are the most aware of The Pensions Regulator’s DC quality features and are most likely to have taken action to ensure that they are present in their schemes, says research today.
Issued: Wednesday 21 May 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has set out its priorities for the next three years in its new corporate plan.
Issued: Friday 16 May 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has today launched a six week consultation into the procedure it follows in cases where the decision is made by the executive arm of the regulator rather than the Determinations Panel.
Issued: Thursday 15 May 2014
...The Pensions Regulator’s eighth annual scheme governance survey is published today, and includes new information on action taken by schemes to tackle pension liberation fraud.
Issued: Thursday 1 May 2014
...A voluntary assurance framework that will enable trustees of ‘master trusts’ to demonstrate to employers that their scheme is managed to a high standard has been published today.
Issued: Thursday 24 April 2014
...Employers struggling to meet their automatic enrolment duties should raise the alert with The Pensions Regulator sooner rather than later.
Issued: Tuesday 15 April 2014
...The chair of The Pensions Regulator’s Determinations Panel, Andrew Long, has announced the appointment of two new members to the panel.
Issued: Thursday 10 April 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has today published the findings of research examining how defined benefit (DB) schemes of different sizes are impacted by administration and other running costs.
Issued: Monday 31 March 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has opened seven case investigations into scheme record-keeping following its thematic review, and has today published a report detailing the main findings of the review, and actions to improve record-keeping standards.
Issued: Friday 21 March 2014
...A new guide that sets out how The Pensions Regulator and the Financial Conduct Authority regulate defined contribution (DC) workplace pensions has been launched today.
Issued: Wednesday 19 March 2014
...The Department for Work and Pensions has announced the appointment of the new chair of The Pensions Regulator.
Issued: Tuesday 18 March 2014
...With tens of thousands of small and micro employers due to automatically enrol their workers in 12 to 18 months time, advisers have been called on to ensure they are ready to help.
Issued: Wednesday 12 March 2014
...More than three million workers have begun now saving into a workplace pension scheme as a result of automatic enrolment, according to figures released today by The Pensions Regulator.
Issued: Tuesday 11 March 2014
...The Pensions Regulator is urging small and medium employers to find out when their new workplace pensions duties begin after research published today showed many have yet to check when automatic enrolment will affect their business.
Issued: Thursday 6 February 2014
...Pension scheme trustees can now demonstrate the quality of their defined contribution (DC) scheme to employers and retirement savers with the help of a standardised governance statement, published today by The Pensions Regulator.
Issued: Wednesday 29 January 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has today published its latest snapshot of occupational trust-based defined contribution (DC) pensions in the UK.
Issued: Thursday 23 January 2014
...The Pensions Regulator has today published an updated forecast of the number of employers due to become subject to automatic enrolment duties over the next four years to help the pensions industry prepare to meet their clients’ needs.
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