Highlighting five significant legal and regulatory developments which may be relevant to your charity’s pension arrangements and future plans.
Helen Woodford has joined the Pensions team on a permanent basis, following her recent involvement with the firm in a consultancy role.
Draft regulations issued by the Department for Work and Pensions still awaiting implementation date.
From 30 November new Transfer Regulations will enable trustees to refuse a member’s transfer request where a pensions scam is suspected.
The provisions of the Pension Schemes Act 2021 creating new criminal offences and financial penalties come into force on 1 October 2021.
GMP equalisation – our pensions team look at the outcome of third Lloyds case on transfers and consider some of the practical issues for trustees.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has issued a series of guidance notes regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on UK pension schemes.
Marie-Louise Hamilton has been appointed managing partner and will start the role in May 2019.
Wrigleys Solicitors are pleased to welcome Neil Whitaker, Donna Radcliffe and Katie Derry to its Leeds office.
Data protection is changing significantly from 25 May 2018. We explore the changes to the law and suggest our 'Top 6 Actions for Pension Trustees'.
DWP is consulting on draft amending regulations which would introduce a mechanism for deferring employer debts in multi-employer pension schemes.
The Pensions Regulator consults on a definition of 'professional trustee' as we face an increasing drive towards '21st century trusteeship'.
The Pensions Regulator is proposing clarity on its powers to impose financial penalties on trustees. The outcome may mean an increase in fines.
The Supreme Court has ruled that an unmarried cohabiting partner should receive a survivor's pension under the Local Government Pension Scheme.
Wrigleys celebrates another successful year for its trainee recruitment process, and welcomes Trusts and Estates specialist solicitor Kieran McIvor.
Following the introduction of new pension flexibilities in 2015, this update considers the issues & priorities for defined benefit & hybrid schemes.
Currently, many lump sum death benefits payments from a pension scheme will attract a tax rate of 55%. This will change from April 2015.
As the budget changes trickle through parliament, it is worth another look at the changes plus a reminder of the consequences for DB schemes too.
We are delighted to share the news that Matthew Wrigley received the Presidents' Award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards.
As an employer, compliance with the automatic enrolment duties can seem daunting. A comprehensive project plan is a must.
This note highlights how The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 may affect occupational pension schemes and any actions which may need to be taken. The Act is expected to come into force in Summer 2014.