The pension schemes bill heralds an era of tougher governance rules and strengthened member protections, bringing with it a lot of work for trustees, says Fuat Sami.
After a relatively quiet end to the last decade on the legal and regulatory front, 2020 promises to be more hectic for the pensions industry with a number of proposed changes vying for a suitable landing...
Pension contributions and class one employer National Insurance (NI) contributions remain payable by employers making use of the government’s coronavirus job support scheme.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed a salary top-up scheme designed to minimise job losses over the next six months will be introduced on 1November as tighter Covid-19 restrictions remain in place.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published vote reporting templates to assist schemes in disclosing how they enact shareholder voting rights.
The November Budget will not go ahead due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, according to reports.
If authorities really want to stop scams, they ought to make it safe for trustees to refuse a transfer that shows red flags, says Margaret Snowdon