Workplace pensions innovator Smart Pension has been granted Master Trust Authorisation by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) it has been announced today/Tuesday September 3.
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An authoritative new report has found low charges and costs don’t necessarily guarantee good retirement outcomes for members.
The firm is set to open an office in Chicago later this year, in response to the significant global interest shown in its technology-enabled retirement services.
Smart Pension has taken on over 20,000 active members from the £20m+ Corpad Master Trust, following a strategic review by the ceding firm's trustees.
Technology is a given, what people really want is the choice and competition it brings, says Smart Pension’s Head of UX Innovation Harry Brignull during UK Fintech Week.
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Smart will be one of an initial cohort of ten sector-leading companies to take part in the initiative in Australia
As a pensions enthusiast, I’m always trying to convince friends that it's important to save for their future. All too often, it falls on deaf ears - even before I get onto the exciting topic of tax relief.
The proposals outlined in the consultation are a 'good step forward', but need clear guidance and clear sanctions for them to have a positive impact.
Michael Watkins, 34, was praised by judges for the pioneering work he does to challenge convention within the financial services sector.
Paul Bucksey has extensive expertise in the UK’s pension industry spanning two decades and at a very senior level.
Female leaders and innovators that are transforming financial technology across a broad range of financial services roles.
Smart Pension play an important role in enabling the continued growth of workplace pensions for the benefit of consumers.
The company has taken a minority equity stake in the firm as part of Smart’s new strategic placement funding round, bringing total funds raised to date to c.£50m.
The DWP’s CDC consultation comes to an end this week. This is the first serious attempt at finding a new way to do pensions, trying to find that middle way between defined benefit and defined contribution.