cold callers

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

Friday, 13 July 2018 | News

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...

Pension cold-calling ban delayed till autumn

Friday, 29 June 2018 | News

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

Government struggles to meet deadline for pension cold calling ban

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 | News

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.

Date for pension cold calling ban finally set by government

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 | News

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

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

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 | News

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.

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

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 | News

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

Pension cold callers must be banned now

Monday, 11 December 2017 | News

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

Investors urged to report suspected scams

Thursday, 26 October 2017 | News

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

Scam watch: Consumers putting themselves at risk by giving away personal info

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 | News

Too many Brits are putting themselves at risk of fraud by giving out sensitive personal information.

Nuisance PPI firm fined for making record 146 million illegal calls

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 | News

A payment protection insurance (PPI) claims firm has been hit with a £350,000 fine after making 146 million illegal phone calls to consumers.