Lawyers predict more clashes between the pensions ombudsman and the courts after judges reaffirmed that scheme rules take precedence over booklets and letters to members.
The Court of Appeal overturned a decision by the pensions ombudsman – subsequently upheld by the High Court – in the case of Steria v Hutchinson. The plaintiff, a member of the IT firm’s pension scheme,...
The first specialist independent firm advising pension schemes on bulk annuities or moving to a consolidator has been set up with ambitions to shake up the market.
The UK Statistics Authority's (UKSA) "refusal" to fix a long-standing error in the retail prices index (RPI) is "untenable" and demonstrates a need to commit to one measure of inflation.
Tim Sharp warns the DWP's plans for collective DC risk establishing an inhospitable environment for the lay trustee
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