A Scottish court has ruled four schemes were validly amended for Barber equalisation in spite of lack of documentation. Stephanie Baxter asks if it could lead to less pedantic judgements south of the border.
English courts are well-known for taking a strict approach to scheme amendment issues, particularly where there is doubt over whether equalisation of normal retirement ages was properly executed. However,...
As The Pensions Regulator’s consultation on investment governance guidance closes, Holly Roach looks at the industry’s response.
Some 96% of trustees are ready for upcoming ESG regulations which will require schemes to agree their approach to responsible investment, according to Hymans Robertson.
Schemes already face a legislative requirement to carry out transfers promptly and efficiently, so they should voluntarily get on board with the industry-developed solution, says Tom McPhail
Professional Pensions' expert Brexit Advisory Panel discusses the key considerations for schemes ahead of the UK's potential exit from the European Union
Professional trustees can improve scheme governance, clear up misunderstandings, and ensure regulatory compliance, argues David Fairs