Services for Employers and Sponsors

DC Schemes

Recent years have seen a significant growth in defined contribution (or ‘money purchase’) pension schemes, accompanied by increased regulation relating to management. We advise employers on strategies and issues in managing defined contribution schemes. Our team of experts can assist with:

  • management of occupational (trust based) pension arrangements
  • working with GPP providers and master trusts
  • communicating with employees
  • dealing with salary sacrifice arrangements
  • proper process for selecting funds including default funds, and
  • strategy for dealing with changing tax treatment (annual allowances, life time allowances and 2015 Budget ‘freedoms’).
How trustees risk providing implicit advice to DC members

In the 2014 Budget, the Chancellor announced changes, effective from April 2015, to existing tax rules, paving the way for a radical overhaul in how defined contributions pension savings are accessed. Recent figures show that in the 2016/17 tax year, almost 400,000 individuals took advantage of these new flexibilities....

ARC highly commended at the 2017 Financial Times PIPA Awards

ARC Pensions Law has been highly commended at the Financial Times' 18th annual Pension and Investment Provider Awards for it's innovation and growth. The PIPAs recognise excellence among providers of products and services to UK workplace pension schemes....

Our vision

is to provide the highest quality, specialist pensions law advice and support for those involved in running workplace pension schemes

Our strategy

is to attract talented, dynamic individuals who share our values and support them in giving their best to our clients

Our values

Teamwork, contribution, integrity and respect
are core to who we are

ARC Pensions Law:

Pension schemes are our workplace,

Pensions law is our focus

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