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The team has significant and wide ranging experience gained in both top City law firms and leading actuarial and benefit consultancies. This blend means that we can better understand the issues faced by our clients and so add value in the advice and services we provide.
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The widely-trailed consultation on how to reform corporate governance, including for privately-owned companies, was released today.
The Pensions Team at leading law firm Blake Morgan has been strengthened with the appointment of Partner Ron Burgess.
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.
Life assurance schemes can be established either as tax registered schemes, or non-registered schemes where the underlying benefits will not count towards the member's lifetime allowance which is currently £1.25 million.
The Regulator has given an insight into how it expects auto enrolment will affect employers, but it accepts this is a new area of law and we are yet to see exactly how it will run in practice.
We discuss the impact of further reductions in lifetime allowance.
A key task for pension schemes is to take proper care of the information they hold about members. From time to time, trustees of pension schemes are faced with specific situations where they need to do this in a way which satisfies data protection law.
The Pensions Regulator has made a number of statements recently that it is moving from education to enforcement in the context of scheme funding and corporate transactions.
Many people were expecting that this may never get resolved but the Government is now consulting – until 15 January – on some proposals that would provide a legislative solution to the problem of GMP equalisation.