Sheamal Samarasekera

Macfarlanes LLP

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Emergency Volunteer Leave and the pensions impact

United Kingdom - April 1 2020 The Act outlines the Government’s intention to enlist the help of volunteers in carrying out both coronavirus-related and non-coronavirus related…

Tightening the screws - the Pensions White Paper

United Kingdom - March 23 2018 The DWP Pensions White Paper tightens the rules for defined benefit pensions with stricter funding rules, punitive fines and criminal sanctions but…

Camilla Barry.

IBM v Dalgleish - the end of reasonable expectations

United Kingdom - August 8 2017 The Court of Appeal has overturned the decision in IBM v Dalgleish, rejecting the notion that the employer’s duty of trust and confidence required…

Camilla Barry.

Walker v Innospec - same-sex partners win right to equal survivors' pension benefits

United Kingdom - July 19 2017 John Walker started working for Innospec in 1980 and became a member of Innospec’s pension scheme from the outset. He continued to accrue benefits…

Camilla Barry.

The BHS settlement and the pensions Green Paper

United Kingdom - March 9 2017 Sir Philip Green has agreed to pay up to 363m to fund a rescue for the BHS pension schemes. Members of the current BHS pension schemes will be given…

Camilla Barry.