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GDPR: pension trustees need to act in response to coming changes in data protection law

UK data protection law will change from 25 May 2018 to make it fit for a digital era. The changes are driven by EU law but will go ahead in the UK whatever form Brexit takes.
21 June 2017

Automatic enrolment: The Pensions Regulator will not tolerate non-compliance

Employers that fail to comply with TPR's demand for information about automatic enrolment in a pension scheme can face a civil fine or criminal prosecution.
05 June 2017

Pension scheme rules bar switch away from retail prices index

The Thales case explores the compilation of the retail prices index and what amounts to a change in it. The analysis will help other schemes assess their chances of switching indices.
10 April 2017

Cohabitant's pension win has different impact on public and private sector pension schemes

Supreme Court rules that the survivor of a cohabiting couple was entitled to a pension from her partner's public sector scheme. We look at the impact on private and public sector pension schemes.
16 February 2017

Consultation on changing the regulation of small self-administered pensions schemes

This update summarises the proposal on tackling pension scams in regard to small self-administered pensions schemes in a recent consultation. It looks at the proposals and their likely implications.
05 January 2017

Employment case law and pensions

The pension obligations of employers and businesses might be affected by employment law cases about equal pay, holiday pay and the gig economy.
07 December 2016

Laundering money through a pension scheme

Trustees should be alert for unusual behaviour by members that could suggest money laundering.
07 December 2016


Pensions legislation and policy timeline

Our legislative and policy timeline draws attention to forthcoming changes in pensions law and policy.
30 November 2016

GMP equalisation: pragmatic and simpler conversion proposal from DWP

A one-off calculation of actuarial value would lead a pension converted so it is no longer subject to contracting-out legislation.
29 November 2016

GMP revaluation: using fixed rate post abolition

To use fixed rate revaluation for Guaranteed Minimum Pension (GMP), trustees need to pass a resolution to resolve a snag in the legislation. The deadline is 5 April 2017.
24 November 2016

Secondary annuities market: HMRC consults on new rules

The tax framework for the new secondary annuities market is taking shape. Here we look at the latest consultation from HMRC.
16 June 2016


Pension flexibility: DB to DC conversions and transfers

If members with DB benefits want to convert them into flexible form by transferring out, the trustees must check they have had appropriate independent advice before making the transfer. Read on here.
03 June 2015
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