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Will poor data standards hinder dashboard success?

News in focus: The Department for Work and Pensions' recently published feasibility study for the pensions dashboard project has been seen as a welcome step towards making dashboards a reality, but compulsion, data cleansing and careful planning are crucial if the initiative is to be a success. 

Are you doing enough to protect your members from scammers?

Helen Miles

Helen Miles, a pensions partner at law firm Squire Patton Boggs, explains how trustees and employers can communicate with pension scheme members to protect them from scammers.

Southern Water case: How TPR ensures schemes are treated fairly

Nicola Parish

Southern Water has agreed higher deficit repair contributions after an investigation carried out by the Pensions Regulator. The case demonstrates how the watchdog is taking action to ensure schemes are treated fairly, says Nicola Parish, executive director of frontline regulation.

Making the right decisions

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Editorial: Guidance can help savers make the right decisions, but not enough people are taking it.

Time to press ahead on CDCs

Guy Opperman

Guy Opperman, minister for pensions and financial inclusion, discusses the government's recently published consultation on collective defined contribution pension schemes, and what it means for both employers and employees.

Why would anyone set up a trust-based scheme today?

Matthew Mitten

Secondsight's Matthew Mitten explains the shift from trust-based to contract-based defined contribution schemes, arguing that individuals should be encouraged to engage with their pension through innovative workplace education rather than relying on a board of trustees to make decisions on behalf of the masses.