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Financial bodies call for new online scam rules

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On the go: Seventeen groups have joined forces to warn about online scams and lobby the government to include methods to tackle this issue in its upcoming online safety bill.

Multi-jobbers missing out on £76m in pension contributions

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On the go: Low earners with multiple jobs are missing out on £76m a year in employer contributions to their pension due to an “unfair system”, according to Scottish Widows.

FCA tells providers to book Pension Wise sessions for savers

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On the go: Providers will have to offer to book Pension Wise appointments for clients looking to access their defined contribution pensions, under rules proposed by the Financial Conduct Authority.

MP joins calls to force internet giants to tackle scams

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On the go: Conservative MP Ruth Edwards has urged the government to tackle the issue of online pension scams, raising concerns that online platforms have no legal obligations to protect users against fake or fraudulent content.

PensionBee valued at £346m ahead of IPO

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On the go: Consolidator PensionBee could be valued at between £346m and £384m when it floats on the London Stock Exchange.

Opperman warns on pension scams rise in new tax year

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On the go: Pensions minister Guy Opperman has warned savers to be vigilant when reviewing their retirement plans to avoid being caught out by pension scammers operating online.

Pension contributions bounce back following first lockdown

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On the go: Employee contributions to defined contribution schemes jumped by 12 per cent after parts of the economy were restarted following the UK’s first lockdown, new data has revealed.

Govt to clear up 'scheme pays' issues in McCloud remedy

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On the go: The government will amend pension tax rules to make it easier for those who incur annual allowance charges as part of McCloud remedies to pay these through the pension schemes.

PensionBee plans London stock exchange float

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On the go: Pension consolidator PensionBee is considering floating on the London Stock Exchange, which it says will allow it to invest in future growth.

Suspect in £13.7m pension fraud extradited to UK

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On the go: An individual has been extradited from Spain in connection with a £13.7m pension fraud in a criminal case being brought by the Pensions Regulator.