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The Weekly Wrap: May 4 edition

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A round-up of the pensions news stories published across the FT Group this week, from regulatory talks over the impact of a proposed £7.3bn supermarket tie-up on the Asda and Sainsbury's retirement schemes, to an Oklahoman ex-head of pensions’ false travel claims.

TPR to seize assets of rogue employers

The Pensions Regulator has said it will appoint High Court Enforcement Officers to seize assets of employers who do not pay a pension fine.

PIPA 2018: And the winners are...

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Pensions Expert reveals the winners of the 19th annual Pension & Investment Provider Awards.


Click here for full details of the event, the judging methodology, and contact information.

#PIPA2018 in tweets

Here are some of your best tweets from the Pension & Investment Provider Awards #PIPA2018. Congratulations again to all the winners, and thank you to everyone for making it a great night!

Are trustees engaging suitably with fiduciary managers?

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Podcast: In April, the Competition and Markets Authority published its working paper on trustee engagement with investment consultancy and fiduciary management. Caroline Escott, policy lead for investment and defined benefits at the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association, and Hugh Nolan, director at consultancy Spence & Partners, discuss the challenges faced by trustees engaging with these sectors.

Individual withdrawals under flexible pension rules up 26% since last year

New HMRC data on flexible payments from pensions show that in Q1 2018, 222,000 individuals made withdrawals, up from 176,000 in Q1 2017 – a 26 per cent increase.


The Weekly Wrap: April 27 edition

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A round-up of the pensions news stories published across the FT Group this week, from the thousands of public sector pensioners at risk of having to hand back benefits, to the scrapping of a hybrid defined contribution scheme in Louisiana.

Now Pensions bottom of default fund league tables

Now Pensions has the worst performing default fund of any major defined contribution provider, according to a new report by product review company Defaqto.

Regulator to prosecute brewery for failing to provide financial info

The Pensions Regulator is to prosecute Samuel Smith Old Brewery and company chairman Humphrey Smith for failing to provide information and documents required for an ongoing investigation.

GLIL relaunched under regulated structure

Infrastructure platform GLIL, formed in 2015 by the London Pensions Fund Authority and the Greater Manchester Pension Fund, has been relaunched under a regulated structure.