The DWP has published the Government’s response to the consultation conducted in respect of the Financial Assistance Scheme and Incapacity Benefit (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2009 (the Regulations).

View the response (pdf)(72KB).  

The DWP has also published a trustee update on legislative changes for Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS) qualified pension schemes. The update is designed to inform trustees about amendments to existing FAS rules that came into force late in 2008 and progress on legislative and operational changes.  

View the trustee update (pdf)(60KB