Pensions Compass – July 2021
PART 1 – GOING FOR GREEN: CLIMATE RISK GOVERNANCE AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR OCCUPATIONAL PENSIONS
A new regulatory framework…On 8 June 2021, Guy Opperman (Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion) announced the final versions of two sets of regulations 1 (which have now been laid… Read more →
PART 2 – IS “GREEN” INVESTMENT LEGAL?
IntroductionMost would agree the planet is endangered by climate change. Governments worldwide are taking action. None more so than the UK Government with its legislative changes (click here for Justin’s… Read more →
UPDATE ON ANTI-AVOIDANCE LEGISLATION AND TPR’S ROLE – Pensions Compass July 2021
RecapThe new criminal offences and additional grounds for contribution notices (“CNs”) under Pension Schemes Act 2021 are expected to take effect in about two months’ time on 1 October 2021.… Read more →
PART 5 – BRITVIC – A JUICY TALE OF INTERPRETATION!
The level of pension increases and the freedom to change the rate used has been the topic of ongoing discussion since the government introduced the use of CPI for revaluing… Read more →
PART 6 – PENSIONS READY RECKONER
PARLIAMENT Recent Legislation Date Effect Pensions Schemes Act 2021 Royal Assent 11/02/2021 The Act applies in stages once ancillary Regulations have been made and brought into effect in October 2021… Read more →
PART 4 – LIMITATION ‘AXED’ IN AXMINSTER
Axminster is the latest case to ‘give the axe’ to limitation under the Limitation Act to claims for pension arrears in a mammoth judgment which surveys the history of limitation… Read more →