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What do you call some grand masters of chess discussing their achievements in a hotel lobby?

United Kingdom - December 15 2017 It’s that time of year when we spend time with friends and family, whom we’ve managed to avoid since last…

Master trusts consultation launched

United Kingdom - December 8 2017 The Pensions Regulator welcomed the news last week that its concerns over the regulatory controls for master trust schemes may at last be addressed…

Business as usual for pension schemes and VAT

United Kingdom - November 17 2017 In a surprise recent announcement HMRC has finally settled the position on VAT treatment and DB pension schemes - and it’s good news for employers…

Deadline approaches for protected rights amendments

United Kingdom - November 10 2017 Until 6 April 2012, members of a contracted-out money purchase scheme (or an appropriate personal pension scheme) could accrue benefits which derived…

Greater clarity for members on DC transaction costs

United Kingdom - November 1 2017 On 26 October 2017 the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) published a consultation on improving the disclosure of costs, charges and investments…

Combating money laundering - the role of the pension scheme trustee

United Kingdom - October 25 2017 The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (the “Regulations”) came into force on 26…

Court of Appeal gives Safeway hope on equalisation

European Union, United Kingdom - October 13 2017 Safeway has been given a glimmer of hope that its attempts to equalise retirement ages for men and women in 1991 were effective. The Court of Appeal…