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Majority of FTSE 100 execs overlook Opperman workplace savings appeal

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Pensions minister Guy Opperman has said that more companies should offer payroll savings mechanisms to their employees.

Capita Pensions Solutions narrows 2020 losses with restatement

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On the go: Capita Pensions Solutions has cut its 2020 pre-tax losses by £200,000 after revenues and costs from a 2017 contract were retrospectively recognised in its income statement.

Free tool launched to help pension transfer clients identify scams

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On the go: Help & Advice has introduced a scam predictor to allow those considering a pension transfer to check whether they are at risk of being scammed.

Dundee University staff plan strike action over DB scheme closure

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On the go: More than 100 University of Dundee staff will be balloted on strike action after rejecting plans to close its defined benefit scheme to new members, Unite the union has announced.

Hymans Robertson calls for AE credits to tackle gender gap

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Hymans Robertson has called for the creation of auto-enrolment credits in a bid to tackle the gender pensions gap, which would see the government paying pension contributions for people taking career breaks.

PLSA’s retirement living standards now cover 35mn members

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On the go: Pension scheme communications from more than 100 organisations now provide up to 35mn members with access to the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association’s retirement living standards, the industry body has announced.

PASA bolsters cyber attack admin checklist amid crime surge

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The Pensions Administration Standards Association has published a new cyber crime checklist, advising administrators to keep up to speed with legislation and assess their vulnerabilities to cyber attacks amid a spike in online criminal activity.

Pensions sector warned as business data breaches almost triple

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On the go: Pension trustees have been urged to be vigilant after businesses experienced an increase in cyber attacks and data breaches over the past year, as cyber criminals upped their game during the shift towards homeworking.

Government issues call for evidence on climate investment

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On the go: The UK government is exploring ways to increase the mobilisation of public and private investment to achieve 2030 climate and nature targets in emerging and developing economies, having launched a call for evidence on May 12.