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Searching for: researcher is "opas"

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Advice needed for new national pensions savings scheme
Advice needed for new national pensions savings scheme
OPAS
30 Aug 2006 United Kingdom Welfare Reform, State Pensions, Savings, Pension Reform, Legislation, Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies), Contracting-out
More than 70% of callers in a recent survey by The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) have said they would need advice as to whether they should opt to stay in or come out of the new system of "personal accounts" likely to come into effect in 2012.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Aug 2006 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

E9344958   Click here to contact the authors.
 
TPAS Casework Report
TPAS Casework Report
OPAS
30 Jun 2006 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Advisers, Administration

The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) has today published its annual casework report "Advising on Pensions - a Review of Activities 05/06". The report provides details of the numbers and types of pension enquiries/complaints handled during the year together with comment and analysis on the various issues raised by consumers.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jun 2006 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

823364BC   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Consumers “Abandoned” by Financial Advisers on Contracting-out Choice
Consumers “Abandoned” by Financial Advisers on Contracting-out Choice
OPAS
1 Jul 2005 United Kingdom State Pensions, Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies), Contracting-out, Advisers

The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) has condemned the reluctance of financial advisers to offer advice to their clients about the desirability or otherwise of remaining contracted-out of the State Second Pension (S2P).

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jul 2005 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

803001F5   Click here to contact the authors.
 
New Women and Pensions report highlights 7 out of 10 women are not making any private pension savings
New Women and Pensions Report
OPAS
9 Mar 2005 United Kingdom Savings, Pensioners & Retirement, Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies), Equality
A new consumer report published by the independent Pensions Advisory Service – Report on Women and Pensions Helpline – shows that, when it comes to pension provision, women are way behind their male counter-parts.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2005 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

602873B1   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Report on pension wind up issues and concerns during 2003
pension wind up issues and concerns
OPAS
Jan 2004 United Kingdom Winding-up
This report reflects on the issues which have been raised with OPAS by scheme members over the last 12 months in the context of pension wind-ups. It illustrates some of the fears and anxieties involved and considers to what extent Government action so far will help to stabilise the situation.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jan 2004 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

C01991D6   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pension Compaliants Increase
Details of complaints to 31 March, 2003
OPAS
Apr 2003 United Kingdom Miscellaneous
In the year ending 31 March 2003, OPAS dealt with a total of 61,271 enquiries and complaints on pension matters from members of the public.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Apr 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

C0124850   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Response to proposed Inland Revenue changes
Response to the Inland Revenue Consultation Paper
OPAS
Apr 2003 United Kingdom Taxation
Responding to the Inland Revenue's consultation document  OPAS has expressed its strong support for the changes in direction being proposed. Although OPAS believes the rules for taxing any amount over the lifetime limit may be excessive, it applauds the concept of such a limit as an "imaginative and fair system" and the abolition of contribution limits and concurrency rules as a "great help".

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Apr 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

7C12339D   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Greater Security for pension scheme members fundamental
A response to the Green Paper
OPAS
Mar 2003 United Kingdom Pension Reform
OPAS has called for legislation addressing the issue of security of pension schemes to be introduced as a matter of urgency, saying that people now are being increasingly deterred from saving for retirement, whether through company arrangements or private pensions, due to a growing perception that the schemes available to them are unsafe. The researcher concludes that if the so-called "savings gap" is to be bridged then security and measures to improve it are at the head of a number of reforms needed.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

531138AF   Click here to contact the authors.
 

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