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Member Nominated Director - Election results

The Trustee of the Prudential Staff Pension Scheme recently sought nominations from the Active membership to fill the position of a Member N...

60 second interview with Simon Iversen

Simon joined the Trustee Board in 2018, we met with him to talk to him about his role within Prudential and his experiences so far as a Trus...

Pension cold-calling ban comes into effect

On 9 January the Government’s ban on cold calling came into effect. Cold-calling has been used by scammers to steal pension savings or to pe...

What lies ahead for pensions in 2019?

Workplace pension contributions to rise From April 2019, under auto-enrolment rules, the minimum contributions into a workplace pension will...

Five fold increase in people seeking information about pension scams

Following an awareness campaign in the summer by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Pensions Regulator (TPR) there has been a hug...

Massive increase in tax charges from those exceeding the Annual and Lifetime Allowances

Recent figures published by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have shown that the level of money paid in tax charges by individuals...

The Pensions Dashboard – an update on progress

Background In the 2016 Budget, the Government announced its intention to launch a Pensions Dashboard. The aim of the Dashboard is to allo...

Pension transfers decrease in the second quarter

For the first time since the beginning of 2017, the funds transferred out of occupational pension schemes has decreased. Data from the Offic...