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    A Guide to the GMP Reconciliation Guidance

    With the publication of the Pensions Administration Standards Association’s (PASA) second tranche of guidance on GMP reconciliations, it is judgement day for my own attempt at a benchmarking checklist for the process (/news/a-contracted-out-rec ..

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    A contracted-out reconciliation checklist

    Hot on the heels of the first tranche of guidance on GMP reconciliations from the Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA), I thought that I would take a stab at drafting my own service provider benchmarking checklist for pension schemes  ..

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    The two words standing in the way of a better outcome for your pension scheme…

    Two words - One huge hurdle I’ll get straight to the point - the two words are ‘data migration’. Whether a pension scheme is changing system, changing administrator, or simply providing valuation data to the scheme ac ..

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    Are we in the midst of the next data quality disaster?

    Veratta's latest blog for Pension Funds Online - The Pensions Regulator ('tPR') has been pushing the issue of data quality for years and continues to do so, through their thematic review of scheme record-keeping for example. Maintaining  ..

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    How Many 115 Year Olds Are in Your Pension Scheme?

    At the time of writing, Susannah Mushatt Jones of Brooklyn, New York is the oldest living person at the ripe old age of 116. In fact, Mrs Mushatt Jones is one of just four living people in the world who are over 115 years old. However, a brief se ..

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    High Court rejects NHS maladministration appeal - The dangers of over automation

    Last week a High Court judge, Mr Justice Sales, rejected attempts by the NHS scheme administrator (NHS Business Services Authority) to overturn a Pensions Ombudsman decision that it had been guilty of maladministration for failing to alert a memb ..

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