Regulator warns of cold-calling imposters

The Pensions Regulator has warned that fraudsters might be attempting to steal workers’ savings by falsely claiming to be it on the phone. TPR says some savers are being cold-called by people who have posed as it and offered those in a workplace pension scheme a free pension review. TPR says it never cold-calls savers […]

Trustee brought in to oversee defunct pension firm’s schemes

The Pensions Regulator has appointed an independent trustee for the 15 schemes linked to the now shuttered Fast Pensions. Fast Pensions and five connected companies were wound up at the High Court in May. According to an Insolvency Service statement, it is estimated around 520 people were persuaded to transfer a total of at least […]

Happy days: Why adviser satisfaction is still sky-high

Heading into 2017, a host of commentators were predicting widespread challenges for the advice profession. Consolidators were snapping up small IFA firms for a reason, the argument went, as the costs of compliance and running a planning business in general continued to escalate. They saw Mifid II and GDPR on the horizon as straws that […]


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