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Whoever you are, and whatever type of pension scheme is involved, we understand the issues you face. Our aim is to help you understand these issues and to advise in a clear, simple and commercial way.

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

Current News

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.

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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.

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EU Solvency Rules dropped

The European Commission has announced that it is dropping its plans for a new funding regime for pension schemes.

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Pensions for Mortgages

Nick Clegg announces a new government idea to allow parents to use their pensions to help children onto the property ladder.

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