The Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of two employers after amendments in their defined benefit pension schemes were challenged by scheme members. Tyron Potts explores the lessons employers and trustees can learn from the cases.
Malcolm McLean explores the further reform of pension tax relief on the present government’s agenda.
Last week’s announcement from the Government told us that the state pension age (SPA) will rise to 68, seven years earlier than previously planned, which for most did not come as a surprise.
James Jones-Tinsley explores the fall-out from a General Election which inevitably involves a game of musical chairs; masquerading as a Parliamentary reshuffle.
Steve Ellul explores the initial noises coming from those moulding the future of trusteeship which appear encouraging.
On 12 July 2017, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that civil partners and spouses in same-sex marriages should have the same pension rights and entitlements as people in heterosexual marriages. We discuss this in further detail.
Scott Eason explores the most challenging aspect of the KIDs for PRIIPS document for smaller insurers with with-profits funds.
As the UK enters a period of significant change, Finance Directors and Pension Managers need a dynamic DB (defined benefit) pension strategy that will be resilient in the face of changes in markets, whilst remaining cost effective over the longer term.
It will soon be against the law to let out a property with an Energy Performance Asset Rating in the two lowest bands, F and G. James Jones-Tinsley discusses the changes that will start to take place on 1 April 2018 and the actions you need to take.
When Theresa May called a snap General Election in April, few would have envisaged the outcome resulting in a hung parliament and no Conservative majority. So where does this leave Pensions? James Jones-TInsley explores...