• The first same-sex weddings will be able to take place from 29 March 2014. Employers and trustees should make sure that they understand the implications of  same-sex marriage for their pension scheme.
  • The Pensions Bill, which contains a host of measures that will significantly affect workplace  pension schemes, is expected to receive Royal Assent.
  • The deadline for claiming fixed protection 2014 is 5 April 2014.