Employers taking on business transfers could be on the hook for unexpected life assurance benefits, thanks to a quirk in Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) regulations.
Bluefin head of technical and marketing Robin Hames said a 2005 change in the definition of occupational pensions - to exclude schemes providing only benefits on death in service - has had unintended consequences....
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Employers whose dividend to deficit recovery contribution (DRCs) ratios fall outside the "normal range" should expect to see higher regulatory scrutiny, although no fixed ratio will be set.
Investment consultants and fiduciary managers should expect a final decision on the investigation into the market to be published by the end of the year, the competition watchdog says.