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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
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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. 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: In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the Pensions Regulator (TPR) issued guidance stating that, until 30 June 2020, it...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Coyne & Kirsten Thompson of CMS 16th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the legal framework which had been put in place for collective defined contribution...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Brown and Andrew Walls of Burges Salmon LLP 16th Jan
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To ensure consistency within pensions legislation, ‘collective defined contribution’ (CDC) schemes are referred to as ‘collective money purchase’...
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16th Jan
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Gordons LLP and Ruth Bamforth of Walker Morris 16th Jan
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What is a SSAS?Small self-administered schemes (SSASs) are usually registered pension schemes that are set up to provide defined contribution (DC)...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 16th Jan
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This Practice Note describes the interim regime applicable to defined benefit (DB) superfunds, as developed by the Pensions Regulator (TPR) while the...
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16th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with NEST Corporation 16th Jan
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In this Practice Note, references to the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) Order are to the National Employment Savings Trust Order 2010, SI...
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Produced in partnership with Julie Peaple and Michael Hames of NEST Corporation 16th 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.A pension scheme...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 16th Jan
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What is disguised remuneration?HMRC has, for many years, sought to ensure that the rewards gained from employment are properly subject to income tax...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 16th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the legal framework which had been put in place under the Pension Schemes Act 2015 to...
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Produced in partnership with Sharon Piert of CMS 16th Jan
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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: The Pension Schemes Bill 2020 was introduced in Parliament on 7 January 2020. This 2020 Bill aims to provide a framework for...
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16th Jan
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What is a hybrid pension scheme?At present, the majority of pensions legislation defines types of occupational pension scheme in the UK on a binary...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Maynard of Gateley and Michael Collins of Gateley 16th Jan
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What is a cash balance scheme?At its simplest level, a cash balance pension scheme is an arrangement by which the member builds up a guaranteed cash...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Collins of Gateley 16th Jan
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Ways of accruing pension benefitsThere are a variety of possible pension arrangements for employees. The main options include:•occupational pension...
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16th Jan
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES ONLY TO DEFINED BENEFIT AND HYBRID OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMESWhat is a 'sectionalised' pension scheme?A pension scheme...
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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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ARCHIVED. This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note looks at how pension schemes are affected by the revised...
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13th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Alexandra Ventham of Shoosmiths and Paul Carney of Shoosmiths 13th Jan
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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: Following the publication of a discussion paper (DP18/1)on the effectiveness of competition in non-workplace pensions...
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Produced in partnership with Alistair Hill of CMS 8th Jan
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The introduction of personal pensions in 1987 was heralded as offering new choices for self-employed and employed individuals.However, it soon became...
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Produced in partnership with Alistair Hill of CMS 8th Jan

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