The statutory right to transfer pension savings into another occupational scheme could be limited to cases in which the saver has a "genuine employment link" with the receiving scheme, under plans put forward by the government.
The design of funded pension arrangements, particularly defined contribution pensions, must be improved, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has said.
A term in a settlement agreement that a public sector employer would use its "best endeavours" to maintain a former employee's full pension entitlement was not a binding commitment, enforceable against a successor body, the High Court has ruled.
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