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    1. May 13, 2016

      Companies put dividends before pension deficit fixes

      More than half of the FTSE 350 companies offering traditional pension schemes have paid 10 times more in dividends than...

    2. May 11, 2016

      Arcadia challenges regulator’s account of BHS sale

      Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group has rebuked a pensions regulator who told MPs she found out about the sale of BHS...

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    1. Fast FT

      May 11, 2016

      Sir Philip Green: Regulators aware of BHS sale

      Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group has attacked as “incorrect” evidence given to a parliamentary committee investigating...

    2. May 9, 2016

      UK Pensions Regulator learnt of BHS sale in media

      Regulators had spent more than a year discussing BHS’s “very atypical” 23-year plan to close its pension deficit when...

    3. May 8, 2016

      BHS pension deficit was on regulator’s radar when Green sold up

      The UK’s Pensions Regulator began investigating BHS’s pension scheme a year before the retail chain collapsed with a...

    4. April 29, 2016

      Pensions chiefs to give evidence on impact of BHS collapse

      The UK pensions regulator has defended its role in regulating the underfunded BHS pension scheme as it prepared to be...

    5. April 27, 2016

      PPF rejected BHS pension offers

      BHS’s owners made two offers to plug the company’s £571m pension scheme deficit in the past three months — but both...

    6. April 27, 2016

      BHS set to be Pension Regulator’s toughest battle

      An investigation by the Pensions Regulator into the shortfall in BHS’s scheme is expected to be one of the UK...

    7. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      MPs to examine BHS pensions deficit

      The UK’s work and pensions committee has said it will investigate the potential fallout of rescuing pensioners at BHS,...

    8. April 25, 2016

      BHS and the demonisation of Philip Green

      The collapse of BHS has all the attributes of a contemporary morality tale. Sir Philip Green washed his hands of the...

    9. Fast FT

      April 25, 2016

      Pensions Regulator to probe BHS

      The UK Pensions Regulator says it will investigate the collapse of high-street retailer BHS. In a statement, it said:...

    10. Fast FT

      April 25, 2016

      Opening Quote: BHS blues, Rexam and Snoozebox

      BHS is sliding into administration, Rexam‘s takeover is almost in the can, Snoozebox‘s CEO has quit. FT Opening Quote,...

    11. FT Alphaville

      April 25, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      BHS is sliding into administration, Rexam’s takeover is almost in the can, Snoozebox’s CEO has quit. FT Opening Quote,...

    12. March 9, 2016

      Pensions minister warns on master trusts

      The pensions minister is “keen” to strengthen the industry regulator’s powers as fears rise that savers risk losing...

    13. March 9, 2016

      BHS staff face immediate cuts to pensions

      Thousands of people who worked at British Home Stores under Sir Philip Green are to be told of immediate cuts to their...

    14. March 8, 2016

      Regulator should make Sir Philip dig deeper in BHS pensions haggle

      It is high noon for the Pensions Regulator and Sir Philip Green. At stake is how much the retail entrepreneur should...

    15. March 7, 2016

      NHS referred to regulator over cash-for-pensions deal

      The NHS has been referred to the regulator over concerns that a new deal offering nurses cash in lieu of a pension...

    16. February 17, 2016

      NHS under fire on cash-for-pension offer

      The NHS, the UK’s largest employer, faces referral to regulators over concerns nurses are being offered cash...

    17. January 28, 2016

      Watchdog warns on protections in Master Trust pensions

      Nearly 4m workers are saving into workplace pensions that may not have adequate protection for their members. The...

    18. January 12, 2016

      Half of small businesses struggle with new pensions

      Almost half the UK’s small businesses do not fully understand how to set up workplace pension schemes, as a deadline...

    19. January 6, 2016

      Pensions regulator prepares to act against small employers

      The UK Pensions Regulator is preparing to take action against employers who break new rules on providing pensions for...

    20. December 23, 2015

      Pensions minister asks employers to plug tax relief gap

      The UK pensions minister has suggested employers could take the step of compensating hundreds of thousands of low...

    21. December 13, 2015

      1,000 defined benefit pension plans ‘unlikely’ to pay in full

      About 1,000 private-sector pension schemes, including 25 of the largest in the UK, are “highly unlikely” to pay their...

    22. December 3, 2015

      Private sector pension deficit rises to £244bn

      The combined deficit of thousands of private sector pension schemes swelled to £244bn in the year to the end of March,...

    23. November 16, 2015

      Pensions minister presses regulator to better protect low earners

      The UK Pensions Regulator is facing demands from the pensions minister to do more to protect low earners at risk of...

    24. October 20, 2015

      Regulator eyes workplace pension tax quirk

      An industry watchdog is considering a review over concerns that employees are unwittingly being enrolled into workplace...

    25. October 16, 2015

      Government to act over unstable pension schemes

      The government is to act on concerns that retirement savers are being put at risk by financially unstable pension...

    26. October 15, 2015

      Pensions regulator probes ‘master trust’ schemes

      The Pensions Regulator is looking into the workplace pension market as a “matter or urgency” after raising concerns...

    27. October 12, 2015

      Pension savers lose £13.3m in ‘scam’

      Hundreds of savers lost over £13m in a suspected sting, the Pensions Regulator has revealed, as it warned savers to be...

    28. October 12, 2015

      Complaints to pensions regulator step up

      The number of whistleblowing reports to the Pensions Regulator has surged by a third in the past year, suggesting some...

    29. September 3, 2015

      Pensions watchdog warns on late valuations of UK schemes

      The Pensions Regulator has warned it has a “low tolerance” for schemes failing to provide valuations on time, as...

    30. August 5, 2015

      Corporate threads behind Coats’ longevity

      When Coats held a conference for its 106 most senior managers in Macau in May, it calculated that they had worked at...

    31. July 30, 2015

      UK pensions savers urged to name providers charging high fees

      Savers are being asked to name pension providers who charge high fees for transferring or cashing in savings early, as...

    32. July 26, 2015

      More than half of FTSE 350 companies have risky pensions

      The defined benefit pension schemes of more than half of FTSE 350 companies are invested heavily in high-risk assets,...

    33. June 1, 2015

      Backing for regulator’s move on workplace pensions

      Consumer groups have “strongly welcomed” moves by the regulator to plug a regulatory gap that leaves millions of...

    34. May 29, 2015

      Fraud protection a priority, says pensions regulator chief

      Stronger safeguards for workplace savers are high on the agenda for the new pensions watchdog as fears of scams rise...

    35. May 22, 2015

      Funding shortfall for final salary pensions worsens

      Funding shortfalls in many defined benefit pension schemes are expected to have worsened despite £44bn of extra...

    36. May 19, 2015

      Pensions for nannies spark black market warning

      Nanny agencies are warning of a growing “black market” in childcare as middle-class parents resort to cash-in-hand...

    37. May 1, 2015

      Fears over ‘new dawn’ for final salary pension transfers

      Landmark pension changes which came into force last month could not have come at a better moment for those companies...

    38. March 30, 2015

      Watchdog probes sale of financial data

      The UK’s data watchdog is investigating claims that financial details of thousands of people approaching retirement has...

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