UK - Alice Ingham and Mark Smith have been appointed lawyers in the pensions department of Taylor Joynson Garrett.
Ingham has qualified into the department after completing her training there, while Smith joins from Hammond Suddards Edge where he has been specialising in pensions for the last four years.
Taylor Joynson Garrett said: “The appointments are a reflection of the continued growth and success of the department.”
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has granted 11 master trusts extensions to apply for authorisation, as it confirms it has received 22 applications ahead of the 31 March deadline.
Aegon Master Trust, Fidelity Master Trust and Ensign have sent off their authorisation applications to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Self-administered pension funds spent £15bn on payments to pensioners in Q4 2018, but received just £12bn in contributions (net of refunds), Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveals.
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) and Gresham House are to team up to form a joint venture.