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Regulator announces authorisation application from new master trust

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On the go: The Pensions Regulator has revealed that a total of 39 master trusts have applied for authorisation, including one new master trust, as it indicates that new master trust schemes will face tougher supervision.

Green seals vital deal with TPR to bolster pension fund

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On the go: In a last-minute attempt to save his Arcadia empire on Tuesday night, Sir Philip Green sealed a deal with the UK’s Pensions Regulator that has the backing of the Pension Protection Fund for a crucial restructuring of the business.

UCU chief urges Trinity College to backtrack on USS exit

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On the go: The University and College Union has written a last ditch open letter urging the fellows of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge to reconsider their withdrawal from the Universities Superannuation Scheme.

Former charity chief pleads not guilty in £250k fraud

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On the go: The former head of a charity for the disabled has pleaded not guilty to defrauding the charity’s pension scheme at a hearing at Winchester Crown Court on Tuesday.

DB members transferring face adviser shortage as regulations bite

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On the go: Nearly seven out of 10 advisers are wary of advising on defined benefit transfers, according to Aegon Research.

AMNT blasts managers’ ‘blanket refusal’ to accept scheme voting policies

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On the go: The Association of Member Nominated Trustees has lodged a formal complaint with the Financial Conduct Authority as asset managers of pooled funds, in almost a “blanket refusal”, are not accepting the stewardship voting policies of their pension scheme clients.

600 Group completes £201m buyout with PIC

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On the go: Yorkshire-based engineering firm 600 Group has finalised the buyout of its UK pension scheme liabilities with Pension Insurance Corporation.

MoJ underpays pension payments to 25 judges

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On the go: The Ministry of Justice has short-changed 25 members of the Judicial Pensions Scheme who have been underpaid in their pensions. The underpayments totalled £53,917.

Schemes set to face UK credit capacity crisis

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On the go: With two-thirds of FTSE 350 pension schemes in negative cash flow, fears are mounting that there may not be enough high-quality assets to go around.

TPR replaces DC pension trustees at Dunnes Stores

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On the go: Pension trustees at Northern Irish high street retailer Dunnes Stores have been stopped by the Pensions Regulator from running the company’s defined contribution scheme.