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    Record-keeping or lack thereof…


    Better record-keeping is vital ahead of pension changes, warns The Pensions Regulator. Two weeks ago The Pensions Regulator (tPR) sent out a clear and stark message – pension scheme trustees must make accurate record-keeping a priority ..

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    Cyber Security - Who's Hiding in Plain Sight?


    In Veratta's blog from Pension Funds Online in April 2015 Monica Cope urges all to check how they protect their information from cyber crime. With Obama declaring cyber threats a "national emergency" in the United States, cyber crime is a ke ..

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    Heartbleed, Shellshock, FREAK FLAW – What’s next…and when?!


    I was sent a link to an article in the FT talking about a loophole in the cyber security of one of Britain’s biggest banks that could give access to customer accounts. The vulnerability involves a previously unidentified weakness in the tw ..

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    Budget 2015 – Greater Freedom Requires Greater Control


    The Chancellor has delivered his final pre-election Budget, and among the sound and fury of a packed Commons announced further pensions freedoms potentially affecting around 5 million annuitants. Under the proposals, annuitants would be offered t ..

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    The Anthem hack: What happened and what could have been done to avoid it?


    It has emerged in the last week that U.S. heath insurance firm, Anthem has become the target of the largest ever data hack that their industry has seen. The hacking method used has not been revealed as yet, but the personal information of up to 8 ..

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    14 Months and Counting…It’s Time to Act!


    Veratta's blog from Pension Funds Online in February 2015 Dennis Mincher discusses the countdown towards 6 April 2016, and the need for all schemes to complete GMP reconciliations. HMRC first started publicising the cessation of contract ..

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