Local government

Local government guidance:

Produced in partnership with David Gallagher of Fieldfisher LLP This Agreement is made on [insert date]. Parties 1 [insert full name of Administering Authority] (the...

Precedents

Following two periods of consultation (the first in 2015 and the second in 2016), the government decided to: • cap the value of public sector exit payments to £95,000...

Practice Note

The charities sector in the UK is significant in size. There is a wide range of pension provision across the sector. Many charities are facing financial pressures as a...

Practice Note

What is the Local Government Pension Scheme? The main pension scheme for local authorities is the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). The LGPS is a statutory, public...

Practice Note

Outsourcing occurs when an organisation enters into an agreement with a third party, by which that third party assumes responsibility for providing services which are...

Practice Note

The Best Value Direction The government’s ‘Fair Deal’ policy was first introduced in 1999 and set out how pensions issues should be dealt with when staff are compulsorily...

Practice Note

Produced in partnership with Ginevra Gatrell of Gunnercooke LLP This Agreement is made on [date] Between 1 [ ] of [ ] (the ‘Administering Authority’); 2 [ ] of [ ] (the...

Precedents

The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a statutory, public-service pension scheme for local government and related employees in England and Wales. The provisions...

Practice Note

This Practice Note relates to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) benefits accrued from 1 April 2014. It may be necessary to refer also to the Practice Note on the...

Practice Note

This Practice Note relates to LGPS benefits accrued to 31 March 2014 and remains relevant to benefits accrued up to that date (which remain linked to final salary for...

Practice Note

FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: The Pensions Regulator (TPR) announced that it intends to review its codes of practice over the next year to reflect the Occupational Pension...

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