Staff in the 'gig economy' have received a new boost in their case for workers' rights, including pensions, following a landmark ruling against Pimlico Plumbers.
In a judgement handed down on 10 February, the Court of Appeal dismissed the company's claims that its workers were "independent contractors", instead denoting them as "workers". The case was brought...
Caroline Kurup explores the latest TPR guidance on superfund transfers and what scheme trustees should be considering
Pension scheme trustees and sponsors should only seek to transfer members’ benefits to a defined benefit (DB) consolidator if there is no “realistic prospect of buyout in the foreseeable future”, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) says.
Guy Opperman says two page, simpler statements as well as an annual ‘season’ in which to issue them could be transformative steps for the UK pensions industry
A second pensions bill is likely during the “life of this parliament”, according to pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman.
A “legitimate debate and discussion” is needed over future auto-enrolment (AE) contribution rates, says Guy Opperman, and that could take place next year.