Pensions and benefits

Autumn Budget 2017 - what does this mean for employers and pensions?

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In his Budget, Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced that the Government was resolved to look forward and not backwards and to produce a "balanced approach" to prepare Britain for the future. More …

Pensions Outlook - September 2017

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Welcome to the September edition of our Pensions Outlook, this month we will be looking at the recent British Airways and IBM cases and life assurance schemes. More …

Sweet measures from Chancellor in the Sugar Tax Budget

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The Chancellor of the Exchequer may have grabbed headlines by declaring war on sugar in his Spring Budget – but there were also several sweeteners for businesses and individuals alike. More …

Budget 2016 – implications for employers

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Key changes to the taxation of termination payments are on the horizon following today's budget. More …

What's the impact of the Autumn Statement for employers?

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The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne had many issues to deal with yesterday in the Spending Review and Autumn Statement, not least his U-turn on cuts to tax credits, so it is perhaps no surprise employment was far less dramatic. More …

Implications of the Budget for employment lawyers

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What are the headlines in this year's Budget for Employment lawyers and why? More …

Important changes to pensions.

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Important changes are being introduced to pensions on 6th April 2015; new legislation is increasing the flexibility afforded to individuals in deciding how to operate their pensions. More …

Blake Morgan experts speaking at annual HR Conference

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No fewer than three legal experts from Blake Morgan will be speaking at the annual Payroll World Spring Update Conference 2015 in London on 19th March 2015. More …

Taxation of employer's buyout payment

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Tribunal treats buyout of a pensioner's entitlement to retain Private Medical Insurance as an Employer Financed Retirement Benefits Scheme. More …

BULLETIN: Pensions law news, February 2014

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The UK Pensions system is not working concludes the Financial Conduct Authority (the FCA) in a report published earlier this month. More …