The Airways Pension Scheme (APS) trustees were "entirely reasonable" when including £55m annual recovery payments and a £250m contingent payment in their discretionary increase framework, their lawyer has said.
Concluding APS' closing statement on 8 December in the High Court, Keith Rowley QC said the trustees could take the money into account according to their actuarial advice. The comment was made on the...
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 long-debated Pension Schemes Bill has received parliamentary approval, guaranteeing its place on the statute book.
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.
Pension trustees will have much more involvement in business discussions and corporates will need to think more about pensions when the watchdog’s increased powers come into force, LCP says.
Mediation has been under-utilised historically as a means of dispute resolution in this area. Mark Blyth and Geoff Egerton think this is going to change.