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Significant decrease in number of AE compliance notices issued

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On the go: The number of auto-enrolment compliance notices issued by the Pensions Regulator reduced substantially during the final two quarters of 2018.

How to beat volatility in 2019

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Volatility made its grand return to many of the key markets in which pension funds invest assets towards the end of 2018, driven by geopolitical instability and fears that the end of a long business cycle may finally be nigh. 2017 seems a long way away. Angus Peters explores reasons to be cheerful despite the gloomy outlook.

Cardano agrees acquisition of Now Pensions

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On the go: Pensions risk and investment management specialist Cardano has agreed to acquire 100 per cent of workplace pension provider Now Pensions from Danish pension fund Arbejdsmarkedets Tillaegspension.

Communicating pensions to the next generation

There is a pensions crisis looming. How can the industry make people care about a problem that is 20 years away?

IGC reports are ‘vague’ and lacking information, says Labour MP

The effectiveness of independent governance committees has come under the spotlight in the Work & Pensions Committee’s hearing on pension costs and transparency inquiry, with the bodies blasted for lacking information.

PASA looks to future of e-administration with scheme survey

The Pensions Administration Standards Association is calling on the pensions industry to open up about the quality of their administration and members' use of technology in a new survey.

Last-minute dash expected for master trust authorisation

On the go: Only eight master trusts have applied for authorisation with the Pensions Regulator, leading to expectations that there will be a last minute dash as the March 31 deadline looms.

Court fines Mansoor Nasir £5,000 for workplace pension lies

One the go: Bradford-based accounts manager Mansoor Nasir, who tried to hide the fact that restaurants had not given their staff workplace pensions, has been fined £5,000.

Nest searches for a global corporate bond fund manager

On the go: Master trust Nest inviting tenders from fund managers to run an actively managed global investment grade corporate bond fund.

DWP consultation ramps up pressure on small schemes to consolidate

The Department for Work and Pensions is ramping up the pressure on small schemes to consolidate and to consider long term illiquid investments.