Thank you for all your assistance in helping to meet the deadline for the capital reduction exercise – your professionalism and friendly approach was appreciated.
Finance Director - Leading UK Company
Cohabitee wins right to pension
The Supreme Court has ruled that a nomination requirement relating to the payment of a survivor’s pension under a public sector pension scheme discriminated against cohabiting unmarried couples and should be disapplied.
Reversing Trustee Decisions
Trustees have on occasion relied on the “Hastings Bass” rule to unwind decisions that subsequently transpire to have unintended consequences. The scope to do so has been narrowed by the recent Supreme Court judgments in the jointly heard cases of Futter and another v HMRC and Pitt and another v HMRC.
EU Solvency Rules dropped
The European Commission has announced that it is dropping its plans for a new funding regime for pension schemes.