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28 Jun Rosalind Connor comments in FTAdviser on The Court of Appeal’s ruling against the government’s leave to appeal in judges’ and firefighters’ pension cases

In December, The Court of Appeal ruled that changes to the pension schemes introduced in 2015 were unlawful on age, sex and race discrimination grounds. The government applied for permission to appeal to the Supreme Court, but this application was refused on Thursday because it did...

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30 May ESG: Are you asking the right questions?

With only two trustee meetings for many schemes before 1 October, the deadline for updated SIPs is fast approaching.  Trustees’ ESG and stewardship investment beliefs are firmly in the spotlight. There is still time for an organised and steady consideration of what trustees are doing now and why, and whether...

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30 Apr Anna Copestake comments in Pensions Age on the implication of data for the pensions industry

The pensions industry is changing; regulation, technology and disruptors are all influencing the challenging yet opportunistic environment the industry is in. Our joint data seminar, with ITM, looked at where the industry is heading and what the industry can learn from the past. Anna Copestake praised The Pensions Regulator for encouraging schemes...

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23 Apr Anna Copestake comments in Pensions Age, welcoming greater consistency in the Pensions Ombudsman’s recent decisions, particularly those on pensions transfers

The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) deals with complaints and disputes that concern the administration and/or management of both occupational and personal pension schemes. A number of high-profile cases have heightened the importance of protecting members from incorrect transfer values and scammers when it comes to transferring their...

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