The Money and Pensions Service response to the pledge campaign launched by the Pensions Regulator.
Charlotte Jackson, Head of Pensions Operations and Consumer Protection at the Money and Pensions Service said:
“We welcome the Pensions Regulator’s important call to action on pension scams. It’s vital that we work together with pension providers, trustees and administrators to help protect savers. We encourage anyone thinking about making decisions on their pension to get guidance first. For free, expert and impartial guidance on how to avoid pension scams please call The Pensions Advisory Service helpline on 0800 011 3797.”
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The Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) is here to ensure every person feels more in control of their finances throughout their lives: from pocket money to pensions. When they are, communities are healthier, businesses are more prosperous, the economy benefits and individuals feel better off. MaPS delivers free and impartial money and pensions guidance to the public through the Money Advice Service, The Pensions Advisory Service and Pension Wise.
MaPS is working to make sure the whole of the UK understands that financial, physical and mental health are all deeply connected. MaPS’ role is to connect organisations with the shared purpose of achieving the five goals set out in the UK Strategy for Financial Wellbeing.
MaPS supports innovation so that everyone can use the most effective methods to help people feel more in control of their money, targeted to those most in need and inclusive of people from all backgrounds. MaPS is an arm’s-length body sponsored by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).