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Aviva faces £3.5mn Barber window pension error claim

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Aviva’s application to strike out a £3.5mn professional negligence claim, allegedly due to an administrator missing the window to equalise men and women retirement ages in a scheme, has been dismissed by the High Court.

Prime minister Boris Johnson set to resign

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On the go: The prime minister has reportedly agreed to step down after a dramatic few days of resignations.

Opperman resigns as pensions minister

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Pensions minister Guy Opperman has resigned, becoming the 51st MP to quit their government role as calls grow louder for the UK prime minister’s leadership to end.

State pension errors continue despite correction exercise

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On the go: The Department for Work and Pensions has been accused of continuing to “wrongly” tell women they have no pension entitlement when, in some cases, they were due thousands each year.

Regulators warn P&O staff over DB pension transfers

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On the go: Regulators have warned current and former employees of P&O Ferries “not to make any quick decisions” with their defined benefit pension following mass redundancies.

Timms probes Treasury on tax charges to pension scam victims

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On the go: Work and Pensions Committee chair Stephen Timms has written to HM Treasury asking for “clarity” on the tax treatment of pension liberation victims.

MPs to quiz FCA chief over BSPS scandal

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On the go: The chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority will be questioned by MPs as part of an inquiry into the British Steel Pension Scheme saga.

MPs told AE contribution rates need to rise to 12%

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On the go: Auto-enrolment contributions need to rise to 12 per cent of earnings from the current 8 per cent, but this change should not be rushed through, MPs have been told.

‘Years of human errors’ led to £1bn state pension underpayments


The Department for Work and Pensions has underpaid 134,000 pensioners — 90 per cent of which are understood to be women — by more than £1bn, according to a report from the National Audit Office.

Treasury and pension committees write to PM over online scam ads

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On the go: The Treasury and Work and Pensions committees have written to the prime minister urging him to reconsider including paid-for online advertisements in the government's online safety bill.