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An investigation by the UK’s spending watchdog has found that “repeated human errors over many years” were to blame for

September 22, 2021

Repeated human errors led to more than £1bn-worth of state pensions being underpaid, the UK spending watchdog said this morning.

September 22, 2021

Legislation dating back almost two decades is contributing to a general inertia in the UK when it comes to pensions

September 21, 2021

Thousands of pensioners have not yet been paid their state pension because of government backlogs. People who have just turned

September 18, 2021
UK Lockdown Anniversary: The Square Mile, Back At Square One

Workplace pension scheme giant Nest has launched a new procurement for private equity, in which it plans to invest £1.5bn

August 27, 2021

More than 2m Brits receive less than £100 per week from state pension payments it has been revealed. Data analysed

August 26, 2021
UK Prime Minister And Chancellor Visit A School in Central London

Is the triple-lock on its last legs? That question seems increasingly relevant in Whitehall. Average earnings rose by 8.8 per

August 18, 2021

Women’s retirement prospects and savings have been dragged down by the pandemic much more than men’s, widening the gap between

August 11, 2021
The UK's financial regulator has issued a £1.3m fine to a pensions adviser it described as "seriously incompetent" for his work advising members of the British Steel Pension Scheme.

The UK’s financial regulator has issued a £1.3m fine to a pensions adviser it described as “seriously incompetent” for his

August 10, 2021
UK Lockdown Anniversary: The Square Mile, Back At Square One

Pensions provider James Hay gained the nod of approval from the UK’s financial regulator for its £145m acquisition of investment

August 6, 2021
UK Government Ministers Attend Weekly Cabinet Meeting

The prime minister and the chancellor have called on the UK’s institutional investors to plough more capital into UK assets

August 5, 2021
Just Group pensioners

A spokesperson for the prime minister has vowed the government will not ditch the “triple lock” pension pledge, despite its

June 21, 2021

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