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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.

Railways scheme urges patience as it reviews early retirement

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On the go: The Railways Pension Scheme is reviewing its early retirement factors and is advising members considering taking early retirement that they should wait until the review is completed before making their decision.

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.

Hymans Robertson calls for AE credits to tackle gender gap


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.

Perceptions of TPR’s performance quality deteriorate in 2021


The perception of the Pensions Regulator’s performance quality diminished last year, according to the watchdog’s ‘Perceptions of TPR’ report.

PASA bolsters cyber attack admin checklist amid crime surge


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.

Ombudsman denies Prudential £50k claim after failed sharing order

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A former member of the Ryland Group Pension Scheme will not have to reimburse Prudential after the provider botched the administration of his pension sharing order, the Pensions Ombudsman ruled in March.

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.

NHS sends almost 3,000 erroneous pension statements


Nearly 3,000 members of the NHS Pension Scheme have been sent erroneous pension statements, leading to criticism from the British Medical Association.