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Public sector pensions have never been more in the public eye.  The changes to be implemented by the Public Service Pensions Act 2013, together with the general restructuring of public services, present a considerable challenge.

 

Wrigleys has extensive experience of public sector pensions. The Pensions Team can assist with projects such as outsourcing of services and on-going issues such as maintenance of appropriate procedures.  We have particular experience with:

  • Shared service arrangements (working closely with our colleagues in Wrigleys’ Employment Team). Further information on shared services is available here.
  • Third Sector involvement in public sector pensions.
  • Academy conversions and pensions.

Examples of our assistance include:

  • Advising a local charity on the novation of its Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) pensions liability and the requirements applicable to community admission bodies.
  • Advising a new academy school on the adoption of appropriate procedures for the exercise of its various discretions under the LGPS.

We work closely with Wrigleys' sector leading Charities and Social Economy Team to ensure that all clients have access to legal advice on pensions.

For further details about Wrigleys' wider pension law services, please click here.

"Clear, concise advice on complex legal issues"

- Legal 500

"The team is hands-on and demonstrates a real commercial focus."

- Chambers & Partners

 

Public & Third Sector Pensions

Rebecca Cooke View Biography

Rebecca Cooke

Solicitor
Leeds

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Victoria Acomb View Biography

Victoria Acomb

Solicitor
Leeds

Raymond Ainscoe View Biography

Raymond Ainscoe

Consultant
Leeds

Margaret Allison View Biography

Margaret Allison

Consultant
Sheffield

Adam Carruthers View Biography

Adam Carruthers

Solicitor
Leeds

Rebecca Cooke View Biography

Rebecca Cooke

Solicitor
Leeds

Louise Edwards View Biography

Louise Edwards

Solicitor
Leeds

Leigh Holmes View Biography

Leigh Holmes

Partner
Leeds

Moving closer towards 21st century pensions trusteeship

The Pensions Regulator is proposing clarity on its powers to impose financial penalties on trustees. The outcome may mean an increase in fines.

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Professional Trustees - a chimera of the pensions world?

The Pensions Regulator consults on a definition of 'professional trustee' as we face an increasing drive towards '21st century trusteeship'.

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Charity trustees criticised for selling property too cheaply

Charity Commission finds ‘basic and serious mismanagement’ by the trustees in selling land for £15m less than it was worth.

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Charity Tax Group Regional Meeting

Date: 04 May 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, The Light, Leeds

Speaker: CTG’s Chairman and Technical Adviser

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Through the Maze - June 2017

Date: 06 Jun 2017

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton, Leeds

Speaker: Various

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Employment Law Update for Charities 2017

Date: 15 Jun 2017

Venue: Hilton Leeds City

Speaker: Guest Speaker: David D'Souza, CIPD, Head of London

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