Pensions analysis: In this determination, the Pensions Ombudsman upheld a complaint by a pensioner member that the trustee of the scheme had acted improperly in declaring that his benefits had been miscalculated and seeking to reduce them. The sponsoring employer was also found to be at fault and to be acting in breach of contract in supporting the trustee’s actions. Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP looks at the decision.
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