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UK: Pensions Update November 2016

16 November 2016

Welcome to the November 2016 edition of the UK: Pensions Update.

In this edition we focus on a number of Regulator issues; including progress on the Select Committee's inquiry into defined benefit scheme regulation and the Pensions Regulator's enforcement action in connection with BHS; the PPF's 2017/18 levy consultation and an update on the PPF long service compensation cap. In this edition we also cover:

  • A number of key legislative and policy developments (including the Pension Schemes Bill 2016/17, the LISA and the £500 pensions advice allowance);
  • Recent case law (including the Court of Appeal's decisions in Barnardo's and British Gas, as well as the recent case concerning Uber drivers);
  • Key Ombudsman determinations on a number of issues;
  • Tax-related developments; and
  • Relevant developments in the investments / insurance sphere.
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