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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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Precedents
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
Precedents
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
Precedents
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 Squire Patton Boggs and Elizabeth Graham of Walker Morris LLP 3rd Feb
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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 3rd Feb
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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 2nd Feb
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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 2nd Feb
Practice notes
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 2nd Feb
Practice notes
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 28th Jan
Practice notes
THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES TO SCHEMES ENTERING THE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE SCHEME FROM 1 JANUARY 2012.Where a scheme, its employer(s) and individual...
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Produced in partnership with Weil Gotshal & Manges and Joanne Etherton of Client Earth 22nd Jan
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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 16th Jan
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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 16th 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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16th Jan
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Note: this Practice Note only applies to defined benefit occupational pension schemes.FactsMichel Van de Wiele (VDW) was the Belgian parent company of...
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16th Jan
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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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16th Jan
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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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16th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides an overview of the role of the Pensions Regulator. For information on the role of the Pensions Regulator as regards public...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 16th Jan
Practice notes
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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16th Jan
Practice notes
What is the Determinations Panel?The Determinations Panel of the Pensions Regulator (the Panel) is a committee that is responsible for deciding...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Robinson of Wilberforce Chambers 16th Jan
Practice notes
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 8th Jan
Practice notes
Criteria for eligibility for the Financial Assistance SchemeThe Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS) closed to Notification and Qualification of new...
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8th Jan
Q&As
While there are a number of Pensions Ombudsman determinations concerning members of UK registered pension schemes living overseas, one determination...
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7th Dec

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