Issued: Monday 13 November 2017
...More employers have been ordered to pay missing pension contributions, according to new data released by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) today.
Issued: Friday 10 November 2017
...A bus company and its managing director have admitted deliberately avoiding giving their staff workplace pensions.
Issued: Wednesday 8 November 2017
...Brighton-based employer TPR has signed up to the Disability Confident scheme to show its commitment to improving employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
Issued: Monday 6 November 2017
...TPR has launched a review into whether trustees are carrying out adequate assessments of the costs and charges paid by members.
Issued: Monday 16 October 2017
...TPR has launched new online messaging urging consumers to keep their eyes and ears open for pension scams.
Issued: Friday 29 September 2017
...Start-up businesses will from 1 October have a legal duty to put staff straight into a workplace pension as soon as they employ them.
Trustees banned over their roles in schemes that were subject to a suspected multimillion pound pension scam
Issued: Tuesday 19 September 2017
...Three people have been banned from acting as trustees of pension schemes over suspicions that millions of pounds were scammed from investors using schemes of which they were trustees.
Issued: Monday 18 September 2017
...TPR has today launched a new campaign to protect workplace pension savers by driving up the standards of governance across pension schemes.
Issued: Wednesday 13 September 2017
...TPR today published a report on the use of its anti-avoidance powers in seeking financial support for the Nortel Networks UK Pension Plan.
Issued: Friday 8 September 2017
...TPR is to prosecute a Greater Manchester bus firm and its managing director for deliberately not putting staff into a workplace pension.
Issued: Thursday 7 September 2017
...Governance and administration across DC schemes has improved while DB schemes are showing better understanding of TPR’s code of practice, new surveys show.
Issued: Monday 4 September 2017
...Rogue pension websites are carrying anti-scam messages to try to trick consumers into believing that they are legitimate businesses, TPR has warned.
Issued: Wednesday 30 August 2017
...The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has begun carrying out spot checks in South Wales to ensure employers are complying with their pension duties.
TPR to prosecute Dominic Chappell for failing to reveal information in connection with the sale of BHS
Issued: Tuesday 22 August 2017
...The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is to prosecute Dominic Chappell for failing to provide information and documents it requested during its investigation into the sale of BHS.
Court ruling on Box Clever clears way for TPR’s first substantive anti-avoidance hearing before the Upper Tribunal
Issued: Friday 18 August 2017
...The Court of Appeal has rejected ITV's latest legal challenge in the Box Clever Group Pension Scheme case which will now move to a substantive hearing in the New Year.
Issued: Friday 11 August 2017
...TPR) has given initial approval to a proposal from Tata Steel UK to restructure the British Steel Pension Scheme and prevent the company becoming insolvent.
Issued: Thursday 10 August 2017
...TPR has set out how it will generally use its powers to impose monetary penalties and its revised description of who it considers to be a professional trustee, after listening to the views of the pensions industry.
Issued: Thursday 10 August 2017
...Pension trustees of a number of high profile employers have failed to comply with their basic duties, TPR has revealed.
Issued: Wednesday 9 August 2017
...TPR has begun carrying out spot checks in Glasgow to ensure employers are complying with their automatic enrolment duties.
Issued: Monday 31 July 2017
...Thousands of start-up businesses will from October have instant pension duties, and more than half will need to enrol staff into a workplace pension, new figures show.
Issued: Thursday 27 July 2017
...TPR has fined a public service pension scheme £1,000 for failing to submit basic information required by law.
Issued: Tuesday 25 July 2017
...TPR has begun carrying out spot checks in Edinburgh to ensure employers are complying with their automatic enrolment duties.
Issued: Monday 24 July 2017
...NOW: Pensions has today been removed from the master trust assurance list.
Issued: Tuesday 18 July 2017
...TPR has published a report on its first criminal prosecutions for failing to provide information requested as part of ongoing investigations.
Issued: Friday 14 July 2017
...TPR is speaking to pensions professionals across the UK to help them prevent their clients falling victim to fraudsters.
Issued: Tuesday 11 July 2017
...More than eight million employees have signed up for a workplace pension since the launch of automatic enrolment, new figures published today confirm.
Issued: Monday 10 July 2017
...TPR published its Annual Report and Accounts today showing how it has met ongoing challenges across the pensions landscape by adapting its regulatory approach.
Issued: Friday 7 July 2017
...The former office manager of a company at the centre of a multimillion pound scam inquiry has been convicted of refusing to provide information relevant to the investigation.
Issued: Friday 7 July 2017
...Automatic enrolment is business as usual for employers who say they are confident they are meeting their workplace pensions duties successfully, new research shows.
Issued: Wednesday 5 July 2017
...New data published today by TPR shows that trustees of pension schemes who fail in their basic duties can expect to receive a penalty from TPR.
Issued: Friday 30 June 2017
...Employers are being warned not to fall for a scam involving the sale of fake certificates that suggest they do not have workplace pension duties.
Issued: Tuesday 27 June 2017
...TPR has published a report into its involvement with the BHS pension scheme that led to a £363m settlement with Sir Philip Green.
Issued: Monday 26 June 2017
...TPR has agreed a £74m settlement for a third DB pension scheme as part of its anti-avoidance investigation into thread manufacturer Coats.
Issued: Tuesday 20 June 2017
...TPR is carrying out spot checks in Sheffield this week to ensure employers are complying with their automatic enrolment duties.
Issued: Friday 16 June 2017
...TPR is to begin carrying out spot checks in Birmingham to ensure employers are complying with their automatic enrolment duties.
Issued: Tuesday 13 June 2017
...The majority of DB pension schemes remain affordable but many should do more to tackle increased deficits and reduce risk to pensioners, TPR said today.
Issued: Tuesday 6 June 2017
...The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has carried out spot checks in Greater Manchester to ensure employers are complying with their automatic enrolment (AE) duties.
Issued: Friday 2 June 2017
...The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has approved a proposal by Hoover Limited regarding the Hoover (1987) Pension Scheme (HPS).
Issued: Tuesday 16 May 2017
...Good progress is being made in our discussions with Tata Steel UK and the trustees about the future of the British Steel Pension Scheme.
Issued: Monday 15 May 2017
...TPR has today published its annual funding statement, aimed at all trustees and employers of defined benefit schemes.
Issued: Thursday 11 May 2017
...Employers taken to court for failing to pay fines for workplace pension non-compliance are being made public on a new list.
Issued: Thursday 11 May 2017
...TPR has confirmed that Andrew Warwick-Thompson will leave his post of Executive Director for Regulatory Policy and join LGPS Central as CEO.
Issued: Wednesday 10 May 2017
...New businesses which start up from October this year are being warned they will have instant pension duties once they take on a member of staff.
Issued: Monday 8 May 2017
...A high street footwear firm turned a £400 fine into a bill for more than £40,000 after claiming it was too busy to meet its pension responsibilities.
Issued: Thursday 27 April 2017
...TPR is warning pension savers, trustees and administrators of the danger of rogue individuals using scamming techniques, after taking action to prohibit the trustees of 5G Futures Pension scheme.
Issued: Friday 21 April 2017
...Intervening more frequently and acting quicker are amongst The Pensions Regulator (TPR) goals for the next three years.
Issued: Thursday 20 April 2017
...The Pensions Regulator has appointed Darren Ryder as Acting Director of Automatic Enrolment.
Charles Counsell to leave The Pensions Regulator to become Chief Executive of the Money Advice Service
Issued: Tuesday 11 April 2017
...TPR confirmed today that Charles Counsell will leave his role as Executive Director of Automatic Enrolment, and member of TPR Board, in May to become Chief Executive of the Money Advice Service.
Issued: Tuesday 11 April 2017
...The 500,000th UK employer has completed their workplace pension duties according to new figures released today by TPR, as the pace of automatic enrolment continues to increase.
Issued: Thursday 6 April 2017
...The head of a charity has been ordered to pay £6,500 for refusing to give information linked to an investigation into unusual scheme investments to TPR.
Issued: Wednesday 5 April 2017
...A solicitor and the firm where he is a partner have been ordered to pay more than £16,000 in fines and costs for refusing to give documents to TPR which were required as part of a wider investigation.
Issued: Thursday 30 March 2017
...As part of its strategy to produce simpler guidance for occupational pension schemes, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has today published new investment guidance for trustees.
Issued: Thursday 23 March 2017
...As part of its 21st Century Trustee initiative, TPR has clarified its expectations by publishing a revised description of a professional trustee for consultation.
Issued: Tuesday 14 March 2017
...TPR has today added several features to its scorpion campaign to help prevent savers from falling victim to pension scams.
Issued: Wednesday 8 March 2017
...TPR has today announced that in the last six months eight more master trusts have obtained master trust assurance and been added to its list of schemes with assurance.
Issued: Thursday 2 March 2017
...Spot checks are to be carried out on employers across the UK to make sure they are complying with their workplace pensions duties.
Issued: Tuesday 28 February 2017
...TPR has agreed a cash settlement worth up to £363 million with Sir Philip Green.
Issued: Wednesday 22 February 2017
...Intervention by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has ensured that over 40 authorities and schools have submitted information to the Teachers' Pension Scheme (TPS) for almost 8,500 members.
Issued: Friday 10 February 2017
...The Chair of TPR’s Determinations Panel, Andrew Long, has announced the appointment of two new members to the Panel.
Issued: Thursday 2 February 2017
...Employers who ignore their automatic enrolment duties could find themselves with a County Court Judgement, TPR has warned.
Issued: Friday 27 January 2017
...Total memberships in DC pension schemes have for the first time overtaken DB schemes, a report published today by TPR reveals.
Issued: Thursday 12 January 2017
...A group of claimants has failed to obtain permission to bring judicial review proceedings against TPR in relation to an ongoing anti-avoidance case concerning the Silentnight Group DB Scheme.
Issued: Monday 9 January 2017
...TPR has issued its first fines against a number of master trust schemes for failing to complete a chair’s statement.
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