Pensions Compass – December 2020
Part 1- The Resurgence of the Benevolent Society
The Covid-19 pandemic has sparked a tremendous amount of interest in employee benevolent societies or hardship funds. Sometimes described as one of the charitable sector’s best kept secrets these occupational… Read more →
Part 2 – Transfers and GMP Equalisation Clarity at last?
The High Court Judgment in the Lloyds Bank Transfer case on 20 November 2020 provides answers but leaves plenty undecided. Here is a bird’s eye view of what was decided,… Read more →
Part 3 – RIP for RPI? Treasury and UK Statistics Authority Response
Background On 11 March 2020 the Treasury and the United Kingdom Statistics Authority (UKSA) jointly consulted on the UKSA proposal to adopt the CPIH (consumer prices index with a housing… Read more →
PART 4 – Ho! Ho! Ho! Hope you’ve reviewed your subject access request policies in time for Christmas!
To avoid Santa’s naughty list this year, scheme trustees should ensure they have a suitable data subject access request (“DSAR”) policy which reflects the updated guidance on DSARs published by… Read more →
Part 5 – Quick review of Superfunds
This article focuses on Superfunds including ‘Clearance’ aspects. Where are we now with Superfunds? In our recent article on Superfunds (published in Investment & Pensions Europe, 7 August 2020) we… Read more →
Part 6 – Pensions Ready Reckoner
PARLIAMENT Forthcoming Legislation Date Effect Pension Schemes Bill Royal Assent expected by 31 December 2020 The Bill is progressing speedily through Parliament and includes the expected new criminal offences for… Read more →