Practice Notes: Pensions

Auto-confusion

Small businesses must address their pension scheme auto-enrolment obligations before non-compliance penalties begin t

22 Jan 2016

To trust a professional

Catherine Robson considers what value there is in appointing a legal practitioner to administer an estat

03 Dec 2015

A study of 
pension scheme trustees

While mostly fairly obvious, research into the governance structure of schemes has revealed some interesting (and at times concerning) statistics, writes J

01 Dec 2015

Not so wise

What now for the government's beleaguered pension guidanc

25 Nov 2015

All my worldly goods with thee I share

What can you do when your pension scheme provider clearly discriminates against you, but is completely protected by the law of the land? Not much, i

18 Sep 2015

The Marriage Act 2013: A battle half won?

The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, enacted in England and Wales in March 2014 with Scotland following suit the following December, has gone down as

15 Sep 2015

Almost all carers miss out on pension credits

People who care for others for at least 20 hours a week could be eligibl

11 Aug 2015

Government seeks to force companies to offer full pension freedoms

Senior ministers have been very vocal about their disappointment with the industry's inability to instigate chang

30 Jul 2015

Pension loophole

Julie-Ann Harris explains how the recent pension reforms may affect divorcin

16 Jun 2015

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