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Pensions ruling means that schemes avoid prospect of being unravelled, says expert

FOCUS: Courts in Scotland will look to the long terms effects of a pension scheme when interpreting scheme documentation, according to a ruling that takes a sensible and pragmatic approach to how funds should be managed.  07 Aug 2014

Pensions Regulator has used automatic enrolment enforcement powers 23 times, according to new report

The Pensions Regulator used its formal powers to enforce employer compliance with their duties under the automatic enrolment regime another five times in the three months to June 2014, meaning it has now done so 23 times, it has announced. 05 Aug 2014

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FCA given dual role in pensions guidance plan

The government will legislate to give the FCA the power to set minimum standards that independent bodies will have to follow when advising consumers about what they can do with the money accumulated in their pension pots. 23 Jul 2014

Government response to Freedom & Choice paves the way for innovation – but there are key issues for providers, employers and trustees to contend with

The pensions 'guidance guarantee', underpinning reforms to UK pensions which will give savers more freedom and choice about how they access their pensions, will be delivered by independent advisory bodies rather than product providers, the UK government has... 21 Jul 2014

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Expertise in Pensions

Pension matters have become a major issue for employers, trustees, public sector bodies and financial institutions in recent years. Using Pinsent Masons means you use one of the strongest pensions law teams in Europe. Over 70 lawyers, paralegals and trust administrators, working collegiately out of offices in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds and Manchester, offering clear, practical and cost-effective advice.

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