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Why employers are starting to look at alternatives to pensions

Professional Pensions | 28 Oct 2014 | 09:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Stephanie Baxter looks at why employers are considering offering a broader set of retirement savings options to employees.

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Pensions Bill: ‘Revolutionary changes’ heap burdens on industry and savers

Jack Jones looks at concerns over the latest step in overhauling the retirement process.

Professional Pensions | 21 Oct 2014 | 13:35 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Sackers hires Riviere as associate

Joe Riviere has been appointed an associate by Sackers that takes the firm’s total number of pensions lawyers to 51.

Professional Pensions | 15 Oct 2014 | 12:57 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Eversheds appoints Latimour to pensions team

Mark Latimour has been appointed to Eversheds’ financial services and pensions team.

Professional Pensions | 26 Aug 2014 | 12:49 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Aon and Eversheds offer fixed-fee bulk annuity service

Aon Hewitt and Eversheds have launched a fixed-fee service to make completing a buy-in or buyout cheaper and quicker.

Professional Pensions | 28 Jul 2014 | 11:27 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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DB-DC transfers: The challenges

Helen Morrissey looks at the implications of the Treasury announcement on transfers.

Professional Pensions | 21 Jul 2014 | 13:28 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

UK Supreme Court

Partnerships must take ‘immediate action’ to review AE processes after court ruling

A Supreme Court ruling means members of limited liability partnerships (LLPs) could be considered workers for auto-enrolment (AE) purposes.

Professional Pensions | 06 Jun 2014 | 14:26 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Where next for the LGPS?

Valuation year can be a fraught time for any fund.

Professional Pensions | 24 Apr 2014 | 10:33 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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IORP II: What's in store for UK schemes

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 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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LPFA offers LGPS employer contribution assessment service

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 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Eversheds appoints Steven Hull as partner

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 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Civil partnership tribunal ruling reversed

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 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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HMRC changes VAT rules for DB sponsor employers

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 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Pensions library

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A guide to Pensions Stability

 

This guide to Pensions Stability explores the new financial and operational model for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. Pension schemes are still being run with far greater risk than is necessary and there is an opportunity to create a more stable pensions environment for trustees and sponsors.

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Joint institute pensions survey 2014

 

This inaugural survey among 326 members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) asked whether auto-enrolment will deliver on its goals; if contribution rates for employees and employers need to rise; and whether pensions tax relief needs further reform.

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