cold callers

The long road to reach a pensions cold-calling ban

Savers continue to wait for a ban on pension cold calling to take force as the government has yet again delayed implementation.

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Fresh consultation into pensions cold-calling ban launched

The government has announced that it is to conduct a ‘technical consultation’ on its proposed ban on pensions cold calling.

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Treasury picks 'good day to bury bad news' as it lays out delayed pension cold-calling ban timeline

A former pensions minister has accused the government of ‘burying bad news’ as the Treasury made a statement to Parliament on pensions cold calling on the same day as the publication of the now-infamous Brexit White Paper...

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Pension cold-calling ban delayed till autumn

A ban on pension cold calling has been delayed until autumn, the government has confirmed.

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Government struggles to meet deadline for pension cold calling ban

Vulnerable people may be let down by the government as it struggles to meet its own deadline for introducing legislation, which would ban pensions cold calling.

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Date for pension cold calling ban finally set by government

Households should receive fewer pension cold calls from this summer as the government has finally set out a timetable for implementing a ban.  

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Government fails to set a date for pensions cold call ban, again

Despite repeated calls from the pensions industry and the Work and Pensions Committee, the government has again failed to set a date for the implementation of a pensions cold calling ban.

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Scam watch: Beware pension transfer cold calls as fraudsters ordered to repay £13.7m

Pensioners and those approaching retirement should be aware of attempts by cold callers to dupe them into transferring their pensions into scam schemes.

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Pension cold callers must be banned now

The Work and Pensions Committee has called on the government to act now to protect savers’ pensions from cold calling scams.

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Investors urged to report suspected scams

Investors - particularly those aged over 50 - are being urged by the financial regulator to report suspected fraudulent investment schemes.

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