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DB ‘termination compensation’ payment are taxable

Professional Pensions | 10 Feb 2012 | 12:56 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Cash payments made to Scottish and Newcastle employees to placate them over the loss of their defined benefit pension are taxable, the Court of Appeal finds.

High Court

Sackers expands team with two solicitor hires

Sackers has hired two new solicitors to its expanding team of pensions lawyers.

Professional Pensions | 31 Oct 2011 | 11:54 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


Analysis: EC spotlights Royal Mail deficit relief plans

Jack Jones considers the effect of the EC’s investigation of the Postal Services Bill

Professional Pensions | 08 Sep 2011 | 08:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber



Trustees urged to keep accurate data or face ‘financial backlash’ post-buyout

Failing to keep an accurate record of member data can have expensive consequences on wind-up in spite of legislation in place to protect trustees, a lawyer warns.

Professional Pensions | 01 Sep 2011 | 08:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


Analysis: How the Bribery Act affects trustees

Jenna Towler looks at how the Bribery Act will affect corporate boards and lay trustees

Professional Pensions | 30 Jun 2011 | 08:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Pensions library


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.


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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Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards

11 Sep 2014

London, UK


Defined Contribution Conference 2014

17 Sep 2014

London, UK