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This Lexis®PSL Pensions consultation tracker tool displays key consultations (both formal and informal) conducted in the last 12 months by HM...
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23rd Oct
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This Practice Note summarises the key legal developments that are expected to impact pension lawyers within the next 18 months and will continue to...
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22nd Oct
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This legislation tracker is divided into the following sections:•Forthcoming Acts and Bills•Forthcoming Statutory Instruments•Forthcoming FCA...
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16th Oct
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The entries in this tracker are organised by topic, alphabetically. These topics are listed in the Table of Contents (to the left of the...
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13th Oct
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The basic principle underpinning the pensions tax regime is that members of registered pension schemes enjoy:•various tax advantages while accruing...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension contributions: COVID-19...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension contributions: COVID-19...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published guidance which provides a regulatory easement for employers...
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13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: The market volatility caused by coronavirus has led to an increase in DB scheme deficits (see News Analysis:...
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13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: The market volatility caused by coronavirus led to an increase in DB scheme deficits (see News Analysis: Coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Nick Stones of Pinsent Masons 5th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the Pensions Regulator (TPR) issued guidance stating that, until 30 June 2020, it...
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26th Sep
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IntroductionThis Practice Note considers bulk transfers between occupational pension schemes. A bulk transfer is the transfer of a group of members...
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26th Sep
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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recognises that schemes could incur disproportionate costs in providing small pensions under registered pension schemes,...
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26th Sep
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES TO OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMES ONLYThis Practice Note considers the extent to which accrued pension rights under...
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25th Sep
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The entries in this tracker are organised by topic. These topics are listed in the Table of Contents (to the left of the page).Contracting-outLloyds...
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25th Sep
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Statutory requirement to revalue benefitsStatute requires pension schemes to revalue the deferred benefits of early leavers over the period of...
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25th Sep

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Objective justification is a phrase most often encountered as shorthand for the process of showing that a provision, criterion or practice (PCP),...
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25th Sep
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Many of the leading cases in the area of discrimination and part-time workers have been concerned with issues of sex discrimination. They are...
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25th Sep
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The legislative frameworkThere are two separate areas of legislation which have to be considered in the context of part-time workers and...
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25th Sep
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What is objective justification?Under the Equality Act 2010 ('the Equality Act'), there is prima facie indirect discrimination if A applies a...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers disability discrimination within the meaning of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) in the specific context of pensions.What...
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26th Sep
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Paragraph 14(2) of Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010 provides that it is not an age contravention for an employer to make arrangements for, or...
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28th Sep
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These exceptions apply in respect of bridging pensions, which are the subject of the Practice Note: Bridging pensions.As explained in the Practice...
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28th Sep
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This Practice Note contains references to case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union. Broadly, EU judgments handed down on or before 31...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Ovey of Radcliffe Chambers 9th Oct
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The current position and how we got hereAs in other areas of discrimination law which apply to pension schemes, the law on sex discrimination has been...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Ovey of Radcliffe Chambers 9th Oct
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This Practice Note considers the key cases in the area of sex discrimination in the context of pension schemes. It contains references to case law of...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Ovey of Radcliffe Chambers 12th Oct
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Age discrimination—the statutory frameworkStatutory provisions prohibiting age discrimination were first introduced into English law in 2006 as a...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Ovey of Radcliffe Chambers 12th Oct
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This Practice Note considers the implications of the case Association belge des Consommateurs Test-Achats v Conseil des Ministres (the Test-Achats...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Ovey of Radcliffe Chambers 13th Oct
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Exceptions for age discrimination under the Equality Act 2010The general non-discrimination rule for occupational pension schemes in the section 61 of...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Ovey of Radcliffe Chambers 13th Oct
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On 17 May 1990 the European Court of Justice decided, in Barber v Guardian Royal Exchange [1990] 2 All ER 660, that men and women’s entitlement to...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Ovey of Radcliffe Chambers 14th Oct
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The language used in this Practice Note reflects the language of the relevant statutory material and previous decided cases, which is binary and to...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Ovey of Radcliffe Chambers 14th Oct
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This Practice Note contains references to case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union. Broadly, EU judgments handed down on or before 31...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Ovey of Radcliffe Chambers 14th Oct
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This guide is primarily aimed at trainees, newly qualified lawyers and other persons who are new to or unfamiliar with pensions law.This guide...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 16th Oct
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What are guaranteed minimum pensions?Guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) arrived on the pension scene on 6 April 1978, at the same time as the State...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Ovey of Radcliffe Chambers 16th Oct
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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: On 20 July 2020, a written ministerial statement was made announcing that changes will be made to the Teachers’ Pension...
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23rd Oct

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