Professional Pensions | 24 Apr 2014 | 10:33 |
Valuation year can be a fraught time for any fund.
The revisions to the European Commission’s (EC) directive on occupational pensions have been a long time coming. As such, the draft Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORP) II Directive contained just one shock, and that surprise came as a disappointment to many.
Professional Pensions | 03 Apr 2014 | 12:44 |
The London Pension Fund Authority (LPFA) has launched a risk-based employer contribution assessment for Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds.
Professional Pensions | 14 Mar 2014 | 12:20 |
Steven Hull has been appointed partner within Eversheds’ London office and joins from the law firm Ashurst where he was head of the pensions department.
Professional Pensions | 11 Mar 2014 | 13:11 |
Last week the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) ruled that schemes’ different treatment of members in civil partnerships and opposite-sex marriages does not contravene European Union (EU) anti-discrimination law.
Professional Pensions | 27 Feb 2014 | 07:00 |
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has amended its value added tax (VAT) rules to allow defined benefit (DB) sponsors to reclaim input tax in some circumstances.
Professional Pensions | 04 Feb 2014 | 10:01 |
Law firm Eversheds has produced an online auto-enrolment (AE) compliance tool to provide smaller employers with tailored, fixed price legal advice on their obligations.
Professional Pensions | 09 Jan 2014 | 12:20 |
The Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) defined contribution (DC) charge cap model could differ from the three options included in its consultation, pensions minister Steve Webb says.
Professional Pensions | 12 Dec 2013 | 10:19 |
Allowing defined contribution (DC) members to buy pensions in defined benefit (DB) sections can significantly drive up liabilities, HSBC Bank Pension Trust chief executive Lesley Alexander warns.
Professional Pensions | 12 Dec 2013 | 10:12 |
The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and other public sector schemes should consolidate to become “one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds”, London Pension Fund Authority (LPFA) chairman Edmund Truell says.
Professional Pensions | 12 Dec 2013 | 10:05 |
A £250,000 fine issued by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) on the Scottish Borders Council (SBC) over a pensions data breach has been overturned.
Professional Pensions | 21 Nov 2013 | 07:00 |
UK cross-border pension schemes must tread carefully when deciding how to provide benefits for same-sex couples, lawyers warn.
Professional Pensions | 10 Oct 2013 | 07:04 |
Private sector contractors will be able to participate in existing schemes when receiving staff from the public sector, HM Treasury guidance confirms.
Professional Pensions | 08 Oct 2013 | 13:11 |
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