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Bank of England raises base rate to 0.75%

The Bank of England has raised its base interest rate to 0.75 per cent, its highest level since February 2009.

Brewery fined for refusing to share information with TPR

Samuel Smith Brewery and its chairman must pay fines of almost £28,000 for failing to hand over to the Pensions Regulator requested information relating to its defined benefit schemes, Brighton Magistrates Court ruled on Monday. 

Select committee chair loses no confidence vote by local party

Labour MP Frank Field has lost of vote of no confidence in his constituency, as local party members try to oust him as an MP over his support for Brexit.

The Weekly Wrap: July 27 edition

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A round-up of the pensions news stories published across the FT Group this week, from the hefty bill facing UK academics, to the end of the line for the Lifetime Isa.

PPF remains strong despite record liability intake

Podcast: The Pension Protection Fund's latest annual report shows it has weathered a record influx of defined benefit liabilities without much trouble. Chief financial officer Andy McKinnon discusses future challenges for the lifeboat amid a changing pensions landscape.

The Weekly Wrap: July 20 edition

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A round-up of the pensions news stories published across the FT Group this week, from a rookie investor taking the reins at a multi-billion pound Korean fund, to the long struggle of Toys R Us workers for compensation.

ABI expresses concerns over dashboard speculation

On the go: The Association of British Insurers has expressed concerns over the “threat to the pensions dashboard”, following speculation yesterday that secretary of state for work and pensions, Esther McVey, wants to kill off the project.

CMA wants mandatory tendering to tackle competition weaknesses

On the go: UK pension schemes will be required to conduct competitive tender processes before hiring their first fiduciary manager, under recommendations set out by the Competition and Markets Authority on Wednesday.

Government appoints first CEO of single financial guidance body

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On the go: The Department for Work and Pensions has appointed John Govett as the first chief executive officer of the new single financial guidance body.

The Weekly Wrap: July 13 edition

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A round-up of the pensions news stories published across the FT Group this week, from a blocked pay rise for BT's chief executive, to parliamentary allegations of pension theft.