XPS Pension Group has launched a Red Flag Index to measure the incidence of possible scam red flags, as the risk of pension scams increases.
The index, as part of XPS' monthly Transfer Watch tracker, will help give regular insights into activities could be a threat to member outcomes. The Red Flag index will make up one part of the group's...
But steady transfer values
Defined contribution (DC) pension wealth in the UK has more than doubled since the start of auto-enrolment in 2012, raising concerns about lost pensions.
'This sleepy corner on the occupational pension world is ripe for a service upgrade'
Entered administration in February
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has asked adviser firm The On-Line Partnership to compensate a client following unsuitable advice to transfer his pension to a self-invested personal pension (SIPP) and invest in unregulated schemes.
Third highest monthly figure since 1993
'Cannot normalise this level of loss'
There is no shortage of IFA firms looking to sell up, writes Daniel Baade. However, the big question is how to finance the acquisition of IFA or wealth management firms...
Supported over Christmas
Plus online scams