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Failure to comply with the strict requirements for deeds can be costly for pension schemes, says expert

A recent judgment by the High Court reinforces the "supreme importance" of ensuring that documents making changes to a pension scheme are correctly executed, an expert has said. 16 Apr 2014

Pension decision period extended so savers can take advantage of new flexibility

People who have recently withdrawn a tax-free lump sum from their defined contribution (DC) pension savings will be given longer to decide what to do with the balance, allowing them to take advantage of next year's reforms, the government has announced. 10 Apr 2014

IBM breach of pension duty ruling does not undermine all other past DB scheme closures, says expert

A recent court decision against the way in which technology company IBM went about restructuring its pension arrangements for UK employees does not call into question the validity of all other past or future defined benefit (DB) pension scheme closures, an... 10 Apr 2014

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