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Pensions industry pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

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The pensions industry has paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, “an inspirational example to so many” who spent a “lifetime of dedicated service to the country and the Commonwealth”.

Nine new pension funds sign up to UK Stewardship Code

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On the go: HSBC Bank (UK) Pension Scheme, Royal Mail Pension Plan, and the NatWest Group Pension Fund are among the nine new pension schemes that have successfully signed up to the UK Stewardship Code.

Chloe Smith appointed work and pensions secretary

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On the go: Norwich North MP Chloe Smith has been named secretary of state for work and pensions amid Liz Truss’s cabinet reshuffle.

Dominic Harris confirmed as new Pensions Ombudsman

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On the go: The Department for Work and Pensions has confirmed CMS partner Dominic Harris as the next Pensions Ombudsman.

Trustee pair pleads guilty to making illegal loans

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On the go: Two pension trustees have pleaded guilty to making illegal loans amounting to £236,000 from a company pension scheme to its employer, according to the Pensions Regulator.

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.

PPF urges trustees to plan for sponsor insolvency

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On the go: The Pension Protection Fund is encouraging trustees to have a contingency plan in place for sponsor insolvency, as the PPF 7800 index decreased for the first time is six months.

AE bill to allow introduction of new rules when ‘time is right’

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On the go: A private members’ bill on auto-enrolment currently being discussed in parliament will set the ground work to introduce reforms “when the government feels that the time is right”, Conservative MP Richard Holden has said.

Pensions engagement campaign to launch this autumn

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On the go: The first iteration of a new pensions engagement campaign created by the Association of British Insurers and the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association will run from September to November.