Pensions Priorities — pensions and your business (May 2013)

The May 2013 issue of Pensions Priorities is available now. It provides a summary of some key developments in the pensions arena in recent months and what they might mean for your business and its pension arrangements. This issue includes:

  • A new consultation aims to simplify the automatic enrolment process
  • Consultation to amend the TUPE Pension Protection Regulations that apply on a business transfer
  • A new statutory objective for the Regulator: considering “growth for the employer”
  • Minister announces changes to force transfers of pensions when employees move jobs
  • Government bill proposes same sex spouses to be treated the same as civil partners for the purposes of pension provision – but the time restrictions on those provisions are still subject to uncertainty due to a recent Employment Tribunal case
  • Uncertainty remains on the issue of GMP equalisation…

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