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New Local Government Pension Scheme for Scotland

United Kingdom - January 28 2014 The Public Service Pensions Act 2013 (the Act) has established a framework for the creation of new pension schemes for the UK public sector…

Edwin Mustard.

Charities and pension deficits – an unsustainable situation?

United Kingdom - July 19 2013 A Northern Irish charity - the Spirit of Enniskillen Trust - is being wound up by a liquidator because it cannot meet its pension liabilities. Many…

Louisa Knox, Chris McGill.

Pension protection in an independent Scotland

United Kingdom - May 24 2013 The UK Government has published the third in its series of Scotland analysis papers, intended to inform the debate on Scottish independence in…

Louisa Knox.

New Fair Deal

United Kingdom - October 11 2013 Following a consultation process which began in early 2011, the Treasury has finally published its revised Fair Deal for staff pensions' guidance…

Andrew Holehouse, Louisa Knox, Edwin Mustard.

Retail prices index to consumer prices index switch and public sector outsourcing: Government Actuary's Department clarifies effect on pension passports

United Kingdom - November 10 2010 Where it applies, the UK Government's "Fair Deal" policy requires that, on a transfer of employment from public to private sector, employees must be given access to a pension scheme providing benefits "broadly comparable" to those provided under the relevant public sector scheme.