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UK lost pension pots could be worth £20bn

On the go: An estimated 1.6m pension pots worth almost £20bn are lost and could remain unclaimed without government intervention, according to research conducted on behalf of the Association of British Insurers.

TRIG endorses new initiative for transfer framework

On the go: The cross-industry Transfers and Re-registration Industry Group has thrown its support behind an initiative aimed at raising governance standards over pension transfers.

Regulator issues Scottish teachers' scheme with improvement notice

On the go: The Pensions Regulator issued the Scottish Teachers’ Pension Scheme 2015 with an improvement notice earlier this year, following the scheme’s failure to provide benefit information statements to around 14,000 members.

The Weekly Wrap: October 13 edition

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A round-up of the pensions news stories published across the FT Group this week, from the government's plans to right a tax relief injustice facing low earners, to a responsible investment sceptic taking over the presidency of one of the world's largest pension funds.  

PPF: UK DB liabilities drop by another £40bn

On the go: Defined benefit funding levels have risen over September, bringing the UK's aggregate deficit to £38.7bn on the Pension Protection Fund's section 179 basis.

Nortel bought out after 9-year struggle

On the go: The UK pension scheme of failed telecoms giant Nortel has been bought out with Legal & General in a £2.4bn transaction, bringing nine years of uncertainty for members to an end.

The Weekly Wrap: October 5 edition

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A round-up of the pensions news stories published across the FT Group this week, from a lawsuit accusing leading investment banks of stock-lending conspiracy, to potential spending cuts in UK schooling after an employer pension contributions increase. 

DC default design: Make sure you understand your members

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Podcast: Last month, Pensions Expert reported that trustees of the Lloyds Bank Pension Scheme No.1 had overhauled the default offering for their DC members. In this episode, Lydia Fearn, head of DC and financial well-being at consultancy Redington, and Maria Nazarova-Doyle, senior investment consultant and head of DC investment consulting at JLT Employee Benefits, discuss the most important factors for trustees to consider when designing or reviewing their default investment strategy.

The Weekly Wrap: September 28 edition

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A round-up of the pensions news stories published across the FT Group this week, from a New York fund pushing for higher chicken welfare standards, to Labour’s call for employee power over workplace pensions.

Four bosses banned for bad transfer advice

On the go: The Insolvency Service has handed lengthy bans to four company managers for a range of offences in relation to bad pension transfer advice.