Pension Awareness Day is an award-winning campaign which aims to promote the importance of saving for the future. Malcolm McLean shares four possible ways to help improve the public awareness on pensions.
Regulated apportionment arrangements are becoming more common as stressed employers look to cut ties with their pension scheme. We look at the settlement agreed with the Pensions Regulator for Hoover Limited.
As part of a drive towards “21st Century Trusteeship and Governance”, having taken on board feedback received during their recent consultation , The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has finalised its description of what constitutes a “professional trustee”.
Our annual review of the pension obligations of FTSE350 companies highlights the volatile environment in which many companies are operating.
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.
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.
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.