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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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 Jovana Nedeljkov of Bankside Chambers 9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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. 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov

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