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COVID-19: How pension scheme trustees can maintain business as usual during testing times

To maintain business as usual, trustees must implement contingency plans, monitor official guidance and consider governance, administration, and communications
03 April 2020

COVID-19: Will the use of Regulated Apportionment Arrangements (RAAs) rise?

RAAs allow employers at risk of insolvency to cease participation in multi-employer Defined Benefit schemes and release or reduce their employer debt liability
27 March 2020

Investment-related COVID-19 considerations for pension schemes

We consider how pension schemes should be reacting to the impact of the coronavirus crisis on investment related considerations and discuss the steps trustees can take
26 March 2020

COVID-19: Dealing with a contributions crisis

A look at how trustees should respond to employer requests for changes or suspensions to employer contributions in light of the COVID-19 crisis
23 March 2020

Press release

Burges Salmon Pensions team shortlisted in UK Pensions Awards 2020

The firm has been nominated in the category ‘Pensions Lawyers of the Year’ at the 2020 UK Pensions Awards
20 March 2020

Local Government Pension Scheme: Reform of the rules on exit credits announced

MHCLG has published a partial response to its consultation on the Local Valuation Cycle and the Management of Employer Risk

09 March 2020

The Pension Schemes Bill – a company director’s perspective

The Pension Schemes Bill proposes significant changes to pensions law including to tPR’s powers. We look at some of the main changes from a company director’s point of view
27 February 2020

Trustee incorporation - an aid to good governance?

tPR has issued the Response to its consultation on the future of trusteeship and governance. We discuss below whether incorporating your pension trustee board can help raise governance levels.
20 February 2020

PPF re-certification

The annual deadline for trustees of DB occupational pension schemes to certify PPF standard form contingent assets (to reduce their scheme’s PPF levy) falls on 31 March 2020

30 January 2020


Pensions Newsletter: January 2020

2019 was a busy year for our pensions clients and 2020 looks set to be the same. We review some recent developments and look ahead to what's on the horizon in 2020.

30 January 2020

Civil Partnership Regulations 2019: implications for pension schemes

Helen Cracknell and Ebony Ezekwesili discuss the background of the new Regulations around opposite-sex civil partnerships, the changes implemented, and practical implications in regards to pensions
18 December 2019

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Burges Salmon nominated for Law Firm of the Year at Pensions Age Awards 2020

Pensions Age has announced Burges Salmon as a nominee for Law Firm on the Year at its 2020 awards, recognising the firm’s specialist expertise in the sector
17 December 2019
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