John advises a range of trustee boards and UK businesses on their defined benefit pension schemes including scheme funding, PPF levy issues and accounting disclosures.
John is putting together the firms approach to carrying out GMP equalisation and conversion and is excited about the possibilities for genuine pension simplification that this may bring.
Clients appreciate John’s pragmatic approach, clear advice and desire to find solutions to guide them through the pitfalls of running a defined benefit pension scheme.
John is the firm’s expert on Defined Benefit SSAS’s (Small Self Administered Schemes) and has been setting these up for new clients in recent years with a particular focus on managing Annual Allowance and Lifetime Allowance issues.
John Cormell and Richard Gibson explore the issue of guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion.
The high court judgement on the GMP equalisation Lloyds case has been handed down. Does it open the door to the opportunity of genuine pension simplification, or slam it shut? Join our webinar as we discuss what this means for trustees and sponsors;
The High Court has published its judgement in the case of Lloyds Banking Group Pension Trustees Limited vs Lloyds Bank plc (and others).