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....
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
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