Teachers and doctors could have grounds for a legal challenge against the government for age discrimination if they have been moved to a less beneficial pension scheme, Leigh Day says.
The law firm's remarks follow 2015 pension changes which saw younger public sector workers, including teachers and NHS staff, moved to new, less generous schemes, while older workers were able to stay...
Defined benefit (DB) schemes will have to wait an extra year and a half on average to agree a buyout compared to their pre-Covid-19 endgame journey plans, Barnett Waddingham estimates.
ITV has submitted a £31m offer to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for the Box Clever Pension Scheme after being forced to set out how it would financially support the scheme following a lengthy court process.
In the first feature of a three-part series, Iain Clacher and Con Keating look back at the UK’s defined benefit universe, exploring why the schemes were set up, how they have changed, and the case for their creation.
Patrick Foster draws on his experience supporting trustees through insolvency events to set out what trustees need to prepare for.
The majority of defined benefit (DB) schemes have taken no material action to change their investment strategy or journey plan during the coronavirus pandemic, say Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).