The Halcrow Pensioners' Association (HPA) has withdrawn its Upper Tribunal challenge of the Halcrow Pension Scheme restructuring after facing the threat of spiralling legal costs.
In a letter, seen by PP, Irwin Mitchell, the law firm representing HPA, asked Judge Tim Herrington of the Upper Tribunal that the legal challenge be "withdrawn in its entirety". The hearing was due...
The Pension Regulator’s (TPR) strengthened powers under the Pension Schemes Bill could lead to a revival of its clearance process, according to advisers and lawyers.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) trustee board has warned investment returns will be lower in the future than expected as it edges closer to concluding its 2020 valuation.
The long-debated Pension Schemes Bill has received parliamentary approval, guaranteeing its place on the statute book.
Pension transfer values ended 2020 at £259,000, 8% higher than the start of the year, according to XPS Pensions, after suffering periods of substantial volatility linked to the pandemic while potential scams reached record highs.
Some £20.1bn of defined benefit (DB) pensions were advised to transfer between 2018 and 2020, while £10.2bn were recommended not to transfer, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) data reveals.