I agree We use cookies on this website to help us provide the best user experience. By browsing this site you agree to their use - more information is available here.

Barnett Waddingham
0333 11 11 222

Briefings: Executive pensions

Specialist guidance for senior ALMO staff

Our Executive Pensions team has considerable experience in advising senior ALMO staff on their pension benefits. This briefing note covers substantial changes that have recently taken place in the pensions legislation directly affecting such high-earners.

Specialist guidance for senior university staff

There have been substantial recent changes in pensions legislation affecting high-earners. As a result, senior university staff may now face tax charges on their ongoing pension savings.

Pension planning for senior NHS staff

NHS staff are now facing tax charges on their ongoing pension savings. Barnett Waddingham provides a bespoke and specialised service designed to meet the pension requirements for NHS employees.

2020 vision: funding in TPR’s sights

TPR is due to issue a new code of practice on pension scheme funding in 2020, reflecting new powers for a ‘clearer, quicker, tougher’ regulator and a subtle shift in TPR’s approach to DB scheme funding. Tyron Potts looks ahead and advises on actions to take in order to help schemes with the upcoming challenges.

Specialist guidance for headteachers

Our Executive Pensions team has considerable experience in guiding headteachers and senior staff on their pension benefits. This briefing note covers recent, substantial changes in the pensions legislation directly affecting such high-earners.

Which pension scheme should your Executive Head join?

Our Executive Pensions team have extensive experience of both TPS and LGPS and are ideally placed to assist schools and Head Teachers with the decision as to which pension arrangement would be best for the school and their new Executive Head Teacher.

GMP equalisation and conversion

We have developed a streamlined process to carry out GMP equalisation and potentially conversion and simplification too. An outline of what this will look like is available to download.

Lifetime Allowances and Life Cover through Excepted Group Life Policy

From 2019/20 the LTA will be £1,055,000 and there's been a continued increase in the use of EGLPs for employees who already have a high level of benefit in a registered scheme. This briefing talks about an important change to eligible beneficiaries.

Accounting for pension costs - survey of universities’ disclosures as at 31 July 2018

We are pleased to present the results of our eighth survey of the assumptions adopted by UK universities for determining the value of their pension liabilities for accounting purposes.

AA and LTA changes - key points you need to know

This briefing highlights the key changes to the annual allowance (AA) and lifetime allowance (LTA) that came into force from 6 April 2016.

Updates delivered to you

Stay ahead with our latest comment, expert insight and event details.