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Latest dashboards delay is catastrophic for consumers

Pensions dashboard (teaser)

The latest delay to the Pensions Dashboards Programme announced at the end of last week was met with many shows of good grace – and perhaps schadenfreude – from certain parts of the pensions industry.

Cost of living crisis is compounded by apathy in the workplace

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The cost of living crisis has raised concerns among pension schemes that some members may choose to abandon their pensions in order to boost their take-home pay. 

Pensions admin: No longer the Cinderella function

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Pensions admin is not dead — it is resurgent, according to a Pension Playpen webinar. 

Asset managers failing to combat crises

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A new report by ShareAction shows that asset managers need to up their game on environmental, social and governance matters.

Travel towards endgame has accelerated


The buoyant mood surrounding the pension scheme derisking market has received further evidence that confidence is based on sound fundamentals. 

Government incentive plans are focused on wrong groups of workers


The government’s economic inactivity policy ideas are focused on the wrong people, says a new report by the Resolution Foundation.

Calls for MPAA to be raised may overlook root of economic inactivity

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Calls for the money purchase annual allowance to be raised to combat economic inactivity, but is the situation more complex than it appears on face value?

Dashboard consultation: missed opportunities and a lack of clarity


Heavy lifting is still required to get the pensions dashboard up and running.

Buoyant DB pension funding environment may hasten endgame


January's PPF 7800 index showed a reduction in aggregate surplus of less than 1 per cent.

TPR lead reviewer appointed


The DWP has appointed Mary Starks to lead a review of TPR.