Coronavirus (COVID-19) news tracker—pensions
Coronavirus (COVID-19) news tracker—pensions

The following Pensions practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) news tracker—pensions

This table contains an archive of news stories and developments on coronavirus (COVID-19) that relate to pensions.

DateNews story / analysisBrief description
6 October 2020TPR clarifies timeline for reversion to 90-day payment failure reporting deadlineThe Pensions Regulator (TPR) has amended its coronavirus guidance on reporting duties and enforcement activity to clarify that while it expects all defined contribution (DC) pension schemes to return to 90-day payment failure reporting as soon as possible after 1 January 2020, it acknowledges that this change back to business as usual will have an impact on providers’ systems and processes, which is why it is allowing up to 1 April 2020 for schemes that may need the extra time to make the necessary adjustments and work with employers to bring any outstanding contributions up to date. However, 90-days reporting will become mandatory for all providers from 1 April.
6 October 2020HMRC says protected pension age easement will not be extendedIn an update to Pension Schemes Newsletter 124, HMRC says the protected pension age easement for certain public service pension scheme members re-employed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic will not be extended and will expire on 1 November 2020.
29 September 2020Further extension to temporary changes to pension processes as a result of coronavirusHMRC has announced in its Pension Schemes Newsletter 124 that

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