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Ex-Standard Life workplace pension chief joins Towers Watson

Risk management and consultancy firm Towers Watson has appointed Ann Flynn as a senior consultant in its UK defined contribution pensions team. Flynn was formerly head of workplace distribution proposition at Standard Life but left in 2013 to set up an independent consultancy. She previously held business development, marketing and consultancy roles at Scottish Widows […]

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MAS attacked over ‘waste of time and money’ report

The author of an independent review into the Money Advice Service has slammed the organisation for “wasting time and money” by carrying out a review into whether it replicates the work of other bodies. In March, former Consumer Focus chair Christine Farnish published a Treasury-commissioned report calling for the MAS to be overhauled and to […]

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Consumer panel warns over providers’ pension guidance

The Financial Services Consumer Panel is warning pension providers are shepherding customers to their own guidance services rather than Government-backed Pension Wise. It says providers should “not pay an active role in delivering non-regulated guidance related to pensions”, the panel says. The consumer watchdog also accuses some pension firms of not following the “spirit of […]

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Tyrie demands MPC code of conduct overhaul

Treasury select committee chairman Andrew Tyrie has written to the Bank of England to demand a review of its code of conduct for monetary policy committee members. In a letter to Bank governor Mark Carney today, Tyrie says the appointment of Gertjan Vlieghe to the committee suggested the need for an overhaul. Vlieghe was appointed […]

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