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Interaction with the additional State pensionBefore 6 April 2016, there were two levels of State pension provision:•the basic State pension—this was a...
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9th Nov
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The power to make pension attachment orders (previously referred to as earmarking orders) arises from the insertion of sections 25B–25D of the...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Dziobon of Penningtons Manches Cooper 12th Jan
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The Electricity Supply Pension Scheme (‘ESPS’) is a trust-based scheme established by the Electricity Council by a resolution dated 20 January 1983 as...
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Produced in partnership with Gary Delderfield of Eversheds Sutherland 12th Jan
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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 PRACTICE NOTE...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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Bridging pensions—backgroundBridging pensions are a form of pension provided by some (but not all) defined benefit occupational pension schemes in...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 12th Jan
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When trustees are engaged in trust litigation, issues often arise as to how their litigation costs are to be funded. A Beddoe application is the best...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Davenport QC of Outer Temple Chambers and Adele Isaacs of Bankside Chambers 12th Jan
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES IN RELATION TO OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMESThis Practice Note applies to business sales which are subject to the Transfer...
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Produced in partnership with Ginevra Gatrell of gunnercooke LLP 12th Jan
Precedents
Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES IN RELATION TO DEFINED BENEFIT OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMESThis Practice Note looks at the alternative methods available to...
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9th Nov
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES TO PERSONAL PENSION SCHEMES This Practice Note looks at the disclosure requirements that were applicable to trustees (or...
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9th Nov
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Pension loss will generally only arise in cases where an individual has lost their job and the pension provision that went with that job. An...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers. 12th Jan
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Date: [insert date](1)[Name of Former Principal Employer](2)[Names of Trustees](3)[Name of the New Principal Employer]Deed of Substitution of...
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Produced in partnership with Blake Morgan LLP 12th Jan
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Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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9th Nov
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The conceptIt used to be the case that contracted-out salary-related (COSR) schemes could revalue a deferred member's guaranteed minimum pension (GMP)...
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Produced in partnership with Peter White 12th Jan
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The following pension clauses set out the pensions information to be included in an employment contract, depending on the type of...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 12th Jan

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: As a result of coronavirus, the PPF decided to make certain changes to its policies. For instance, the PPF will accept...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 5th May
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Under the Pensions Act 2004 (PeA 2004), Pension Schemes Act 1993 (PSA 1993), Pensions Act 1995 (PA 1995), Pensions Schemes Act 2017 (PSA 2017) and...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 15th Apr
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This note considers the implications of the Bonas case for those concerned with pre-pack administrations. The case was brought by the Pensions...
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Produced in partnership with Raquel Agnello QC of Erskine Chambers 9th Apr
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The Pensions Regulator has a number of powers under the Pensions Act 1995 (PA 1995) in relation to the winding up of occupational pension schemes....
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 9th Apr
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: As a result of coronavirus, the PPF decided to make certain changes to its policies. For instance, the PPF will accept...
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Produced in partnership with Squire Patton Boggs and Catherine Lonergan of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP 9th Apr
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES TO DEFINED BENEFIT AND HYBRID OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMESCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: As a result of coronavirus, the...
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9th Apr
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE ONLY APPLIES TO OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMESThis Practice Note looks at examples of:•where the Pensions Regulator (the Regulator)...
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9th Apr
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When making decisions, trustees are required, among other things, to:•act in the best interest of scheme beneficiaries•act for a proper purpose•have a...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 9th Apr
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: As a result of coronavirus, the PPF decided to make certain changes to its policies. For instance, the PPF will accept...
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9th Apr
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: As a result of coronavirus, the PPF decided to make certain changes to its policies. For instance, the PPF will accept...
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Produced in partnership with Squire Patton Boggs and Catherine Lonergan of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP 9th Apr
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Criteria for eligibility for the Financial Assistance SchemeThe Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS) closed to Notification and Qualification of new...
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Produced in partnership with Weil Gotshal & Manges and Joanne Etherton of Client Earth 9th Apr
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: As a result of coronavirus, the PPF decided to make certain changes to its policies. For instance, the PPF will accept...
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Produced in partnership with Squire Patton Boggs and Elizabeth Graham of Walker Morris LLP 9th Apr
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: As a result of coronavirus, the PPF decided to make certain changes to its policies. For instance, the PPF will accept...
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Produced in partnership with Squire Patton Boggs and Elizabeth Graham of Walker Morris LLP 9th Apr
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The Pension Regulator’s moral hazard powersAmong the various powers provided to the Pensions Regulator under the moral hazard legislation of the...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 9th Apr
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES ONLY TO DEFINED BENEFIT AND HYBRID OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMES Determining normal pension age under the scheme’s...
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Produced in partnership with Squire Patton Boggs and Catherine Lonergan of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP 9th Apr
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: As a result of coronavirus, the PPF decided to make certain changes to its policies. For instance, the PPF will accept...
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9th Apr
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE ONLY APPLIES TO DEFINED BENEFIT OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMESThe Pensions Regulator's moral hazard powersThe Pensions Act 2004 (PeA...
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9th Apr
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Use of terms ‘connected’ and ‘associate’ in pensionsAlthough originally defined for use under the insolvency/bankruptcy framework as set out under the...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 9th Apr
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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: On 11 February 2019, the DWP published its response to the consultation ‘Protecting Defined Benefit Pension Schemes—A...
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9th Apr
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE ONLY APPLIES TO DEFINED BENEFIT OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMESFactsDesmond & Sons Ltd (Desmonds) was a clothing manufacturer based in...
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9th Apr

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