Author Archives: Arc Pensions Law

9.05.2024

What does the Spring Budget mean for pensions?

The Spring Budget built on the Mansion House speech in many ways. There was not …


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1.05.2024

Arc Pensions Law welcomes new senior associate

We are delighted to welcome Archana Gupta to Arc Pensions Law, who joins as a se…


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24.04.2024

Will the PPF become a new endgame option?

In its latest consultation on “Options for Defined Benefit schemes”, the DWP…


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17.04.2024

Beth Brown comments in Professional Pensions on the abolition of the Lifetime Allowance

The Lifetime Allowance (“LTA”) framework was removed from pensions t…


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3.04.2024

Arc Pensions Law announced as a finalist at the Corporate Adviser Awards 2024

We are pleased to announce that Arc Pensions Law has once again been named as a …


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19.03.2024

Arc Pensions Law announces new partner hire, change of managing partner, and move to 100 Liverpool Street

Arc Pensions Law is delighted to announce the addition of Sonya Fraser from Sack…


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5.03.2024

Rosalind Connor and Beth Brown to speak on the challenges and pitfalls of pensions and distressed transactions

Managing partner Rosalind Connor and partner Beth Brown will be speaking at the …


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21.02.2024

Why choose Arc Pensions Law as your pensions law experts?

Learn why Arc Pensions Law are trusted legal experts for pensions law advice. 5 …


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13.02.2024

Anna Rogers comments in the Financial Times on the suitability of annuities when planning for retirement

Driven by rising interest rates and the returns available on gilts, pension annu…


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12.02.2024

What’s new in the General Code?

The General Code (previously known as the Single Code during the consultation ph…


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9.02.2024

Ben Fairhead interviewed by Law360

Following his recent move to the firm, partner Ben Fairhead has been interviewed…


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5.02.2024

Arc Pensions Law welcomes litigation expert as partner

Arc Pensions Law is delighted to announce the appointment of pensions litigation…


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1.02.2024

Arc Pensions Law announces partnership with the Charities Pensions Club

We are proud to announce our partnership with the Charities Pensions Club, as th…


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16.01.2024

The Autumn Statement: Changes afoot?

In his Autumn statement, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt set forth a number of key pensio…


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11.01.2024

Anna Rogers comments on the new General Code of Practice

The Pensions Regulator yesterday published its long-awaited General Code of Prac…


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10.01.2024

Arc Pensions Law welcomes two new associates to its London and Leeds offices

Arc Pensions Law is delighted to announce that pension lawyers Clare Pollard and…


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7.12.2023

Beth Brown comments on the continued growth of the pension annuities market

Following market movements, the bulk pension annuities market has be going from…


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6.12.2023

Arc Pensions Law shortlisted for Pensions Law Firm of the Year at the Pensions Age Awards 2024

We are delighted to have once again been shortlisted for the Pensions Law Firm o…


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4.12.2023

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement: Are there hopeful signs in the fight against the pension surplus problem?

In his Autumn statement, the Chancellor announced that the government will consu…


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23.11.2023

The pensions measures announced in the Autumn Statement

In his Autumn statement, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt set forth a number of key pensio…


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21.11.2023

Senior Partner Anna Rogers and Managing Partner Rosalind Connor both speakers at the APL Annual Conference in Manchester

Senior Partner Anna Rogers, and Managing Partner Rosalind Connor, were both spea…


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10.11.2023

What amendment? The High Court throws uncertainty over years of cost saving changes to defined benefit schemes

The industry is still working through the detail of Virgin Media v NTL Pension T…


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9.11.2023

The Automatic Enrolment Bill is no cure for the epidemic of under-saving

The recent royal assent to the Automatic Enrolment Bill marks a significant deve…


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9.11.2023

What automatic enrolment means for the UK workforce

The Government is to extend the automatic enrolment regime so more people have t…


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1.11.2023

Arc’s PLSA Conference 2023 video: Navigating Pensions Law

In celebration of 100 years of the PLSA’s advocacy for good retirement out…


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26.10.2023

Rosalind Connor to speak on driving growth as a law firm during challenging market conditions

Managing partner Rosalind Connor will be speaking at the LexisNexis webinar R…


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23.10.2023

Anna Rogers shortlisted for the Lifetime Achievement Award at the PMI Pinnacle Awards 2023

We are delighted to announce that senior partner Anna Rogers has been shortliste…


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19.10.2023

Arc Pensions Law highly ranked in the Chambers UK 2024 Guide

Arc Pensions Law has again been highly ranked for pensions in the Chambers and P…


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9.10.2023

Staying ahead of the curve on TKU in a changing world

Do I know my pension scheme? Am I confident that I am complying with my trustee …


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5.10.2023

Arc Pensions Law highly ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2024

We are delighted to announce that our London and Leeds offices have again been h…


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2.10.2023

Sally MacCormick promoted to senior associate

Arc Pensions Law is delighted to share that Sally MacCormick has been promoted t…


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21.09.2023

Rhiannon Barnsley comments on the Automatic Enrolment Bill achieving Royal Assent

The Automatic Enrolment Bill, which seeks two extensions to AE – to remove…


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13.09.2023

The impact of BBC v Christina Burns on pension costs

BBC v Christina Burns concerns the ability of employers to amend their old-fashi…


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5.09.2023

Catch Arc Pensions Law at the PLSA Annual Conference

Arc Pensions Law are excited to announce that we are exhibiting for the very fir…


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11.08.2023

High Court calls into question amendments to contracted out pension schemes

Anyone involved with pension schemes which contracted-out on a salary-related ba…


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7.08.2023

Trustees should take caution after UK pension tap plan

On July 10, in the Mansion House speech, the U.K. government unveiled a package …


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3.08.2023

Beth Brown comments on options for buyout with illiquid assets

Many defined benefit schemes are finding their portfolios increasingly exposed t…


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2.08.2023

Kris Weber comments on High Court decision that the BBC cannot modify DB scheme to cut future benefits

The High Court recently handed down judgment in British Broadcasting Corporatio…


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19.07.2023

Not if, but when: Data breach readiness for trustees webinar

Pension schemes by their very nature must store a wealth of data, which natural…


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17.07.2023

Pension schemes and employers in distress webinar

Recent market turbulence has prompted companies to re-evaluate their financial s…


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13.07.2023

Cyber attack against Capita highlights data protection risks for pension schemes

As readers of Actuarial Post will be very aware of, Capita recently informed pen…


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12.07.2023

Beth Brown comments in the Financial Times on proposals for the PPF to act as a consolidator of DB schemes

In his Mansion House speech on Monday, Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt o…


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11.07.2023

Arc Pensions Law advises Trustee of 4imprint Group’s legacy DB plan on buy-in

Arc Pensions Law has successfully advised the Trustee of 4imprint Group’s …


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4.07.2023

Arc Pensions Law highly commended at Corporate Adviser Awards 2023

We are delighted to announce that Arc Pensions Law has once again been highly …


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21.06.2023

High Court overturns 25 year consensus on amendments to contracted-out DB schemes

The recent High Court judgment handed down Virgin Media v NTL has potentially fa…


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12.06.2023

Arc Pensions Law welcomes new partner and associate to our London office

Arc Pensions Law is delighted to announce that experienced pension lawyer Beth B…


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6.06.2023

Anna Rogers comments on trustees navigating cyber security crisis management

Data security is once again centre stage in the pensions industry. Amid a mode…


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30.05.2023

Jane Kola comments on the growing capacity challenges in the pension risk transfer market

UK pension schemes are now in a better position than ever to buy out their liabi…


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24.05.2023

Pensions Equity Group – launch of industry coalition to tackle pensions inequalities in the UK

Arc Pensions Law is proud to be a founding member of the Pensions Equity Group (…


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19.05.2023

Anna Copestake discusses proposed Value for Money framework at LCP’s DC and Financial Wellbeing conference

Partner Anna Copestake took part in a lively debate on a proposed Value for M…


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