Pensions dashboard petition reaches 100,000 signatures

A public petition against proposed government plans to shelve the pensions dashboard has been signed by more than 100,000 people. The 38degrees-hosted petition is addressed to MP Esther McVey and is entering its fourth week live. It follows McVey’s July comments reported in The Times that the dashboard is not the responsibility of the government and should be […]

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Pensions watchdog closely monitoring House of Fraser deal

The Pensions Regulator is following Mike Ashley’s acquisition of House of Fraser closely after the sale left thousands of staff facing possible cuts to their pensions. On Friday the retail tycoon’s Sports Direct business agreed to purchase the struggling chain for £90m through a pre-pack administration arrangement. This is an insolvency mechanism where a company […]

Who will battle it out to buy platform tech firm FNZ?

The advised platform market has seen significant change in company ownership in recent years, either through acquisitions or businesses opting to float on the stock exchange. Now the spotlight is on adviser platform technology firms, with speculation currently focused on Edinburgh-headquartered FNZ. A Sky News report last month said FNZ’s two private equity backers General […]


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