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Helen Ball comments on General Election announcement

“Aims to ensure greater consolidation across pension and retirement saving schemes, together with a focus on value for members, suggest that there is some common ground between the main political parties. However, the Labour Party has said it will be championing financial inclusion to ensure everyone has access to affordable products and services. It has...

Ferdy Lovett speaks at Standard Life Connect

Partner Ferdy Lovett was delighted to join a panel of industry experts discussing the increasing influence of technology, digital, data and AI on DC pensions, as part of the Standard Life Connect 24...

Naomi Brown discusses the ‘fix’ of surplus funds

In a recent article for Professional Pensions, senior counsel Naomi Brown ponders the question “Can surplus scheme funds be returned to the employer?”. In particular, she looks at why returning...

Jacqui Reid comments on the emerging secondary master trust market

Partner Jacqui Reid was one of the participants at a recent roundtable hosted by Corporate Adviser which focused on the areas likely to cause friction in the emerging secondary master trust market....

Amy Difford comments on mounting delays and an increased caseload at TPO

Amy Difford, senior associate, is quoted in an article in the May edition of Pensions Age which looks at how the resource-strained Pensions Ombudsman is fighting back against a record caseload.  She...

Arshad Khan comments on TPO decision in BIC member case

The Pensions Ombudsman has partly upheld the claim of a pensioner of the BIC UK Pension Scheme, meaning the trustee can only recoup a fraction of the overpayment. Some have said the decision lays...

Philippa Connaughton joins PLSA DB Policy Committee

The PLSA has appointed Sackers partner Philippa Connaughton to its DB Policy Committee. Philippa’s links with the PLSA go back to 2007 when she volunteered to answer a pensions hotline. Since then,...