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Ombudsman orders employer to rectify incorrect contributions

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On the go: The Pensions Ombudsman has ordered an employer to pay contributions into an employee’s Nest pension, more than three years after deductions had been made from his pay.

MaPS unclear on origin for half of amber flag scam warnings

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On the go: Nearly half (44 per cent) of scam guidance sessions in the past three months have been triggered despite the Money and Pensions Service not knowing why the amber flag was raised to begin with, according to data obtained via freedom of information act request by Quilter.

Members or fraudsters? Take action now to weather the dashboard storm

Spencer Lynch

GBG's Spencer Lynch issues a call to arms on the pensions dashboard initiative.

Schemes struggle to educate members amid cost of living crisis


Podcast: Society of Pensions Professionals president Steve Hitchiner is joined by AgeWage chief executive Henry Tapper, founder of the Pension Playpen, to discuss recession fears, consumer protection for dashboards and expanding long-term asset funds.

University of Dundee staff set for second pensions strike

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On the go: Members of the Unite trade union who work at the University of Dundee have agreed to carry out "continuous strike action" for a second time from August 25 over pensions.

Calls for stewardship code to engage members as well as managers

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On the go: The Financial Reporting Council’s stewardship code must “look both ways” and engage members as well as asset managers in developing guidance and standards, according to fintech company Tumelo.

Cornish housing association pilots ‘living pension’

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On the go: A Cornish housing association is piloting a ‘living pension’ scheme for its employees, building on research that suggests some savers’ pension contributions will need to rise to more than double their current rate.

Scams action group gets six-figure budget to tackle fraud

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On the go: The Pension Scams Action Group, a renamed and revamped Project Bloom, is to get a six-figure budget to tackle scams across the next year, with the prospect of more to come.

Nearly 1.2mn people missing out on pensions savings

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On the go: Almost 1.2mn small-to-medium-enterprise workers are missing out on pensions savings, according to analysis from Broadstone, which has called for these employers to boost member participation.