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  • Settlement reached in Lehman Brothers Financial Support Direction case

    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.

  • Automatic enrolment hits four million landmark

    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.

  • Pensions industry rates regulator's performance

    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.

  • Automatic enrolment: First quarterly compliance and enforcement bulletin

    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.

  • Trustees urged to follow updated online training

    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.

  • New DB funding code of practice comes into force

    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.

  • Pension scams – a lifetime's savings lost in a moment

    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.

  • Automatic enrolment: large employers are all in

    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.

  • A productive year at a time of rapid change - annual report and accounts 2013 - 2014 published

    Issued: Thursday 10 July 2014

    ...The Pensions Regulator has published its annual report and accounts for 2013 - 2014.

  • Quick guides published to boost public service pension standards

    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.

  • Record-keeping must improve to protect member savings – latest research published

    Issued: Thursday 19 June 2014

    ...Pension scheme record-keeping must improve to protect the hard-earned savings of members, The Pensions Regulator warned today.

  • DB code of practice and annual funding statement published

    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.

  • Research shines a light on DC standards

    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.

  • Corporate plan 2014-17 published

    Issued: Wednesday 21 May 2014

    ...The Pensions Regulator has set out its priorities for the next three years in its new corporate plan.

  • Consultation on regulatory procedure

    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.

  • Governance survey highlights liberation and automatic enrolment results

    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.

  • Master trust assurance framework published

    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.

  • First automatic enrolment section 89 report published

    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.

  • New members appointed to regulator's Determinations Panel

    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.

  • DB pension costs research and comparison tool launched

    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.

  • Record-keeping review findings published

    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.

  • The Pensions Regulator and the FCA publish joint regulatory guide

    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.

  • Mark Boyle appointed as chair of The Pensions Regulator

    Issued: Wednesday 19 March 2014

    ...The Department for Work and Pensions has announced the appointment of the new chair of The Pensions Regulator.

  • Advisers urged to step up and get ready for automatic enrolment

    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.

  • Automatic enrolment scores three million as football club workers say ''we're in''

    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.

  • Employers urged to check when automatic enrolment affects them

    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.

  • New tools help trustees to demonstrate DC scheme quality

    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.

  • DC Trust 2014 published

    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.

  • Automatic enrolment: new forecast shows challenge ahead

    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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