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'Confident' TPAS defies pensions guidance doubters

Professional Adviser | 24 Jul 2014 | 12:53 | Income

The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) and Money Advice Service (MAS) have hit back at critics of their involvement in delivering the government's pensions 'guidance guarantee', saying they are confident they can scale up to meet demand.

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