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The Pensions Regulator has published its Draft Essential Guide for pension scheme trustees on communicating with members about the new pension flexibilities that come into force on 6 April.
The Consumer Rights Bill is now ready for Royal Assent, Parliament having agreed all outstanding points.
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 are about to come into force. What are the relevant changes, and how will these affect your projects?
The Pension Liberation Industry Group has issued a Code of Good Practice to provide guidance on the due diligence trustees and providers should carry out when dealing with transfer requests.
One of the longest-running debates about the interpretation of the Environmental Information Regulations is the extent to which they can apply to private bodies. A recent decision brings some clarity to the issue.
A “revolution that could transform the retirement prospects for millions of younger workers”, according to the Government.
It’s unlikely that anyone has managed to avoid hearing about the ‘fracas’ which took place between Jeremy Clarkson and a BBC producer. Employers across the UK are regularly faced with similar unexpected incidents.
The Government has released its response to the consultation on zero-hours contracts, and in particular, banning exclusivity clauses and tackling avoidance.
The recent English TCC judgement in the case of Broughton Brickwork Ltd v F Parkinson Ltd reiterates the court’s reluctance to interfere with an adjudicator’s decision.
Lord Gill’s recent speech to the Holyrood conference was a useful recap of the reforms that are about to be introduced into our legal system.
The case of Carlyle v RBS centred on whether the bank could enforce repayment of loans advanced to Carlyle to buy plots of land.
The Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) Bill allows the execution in counterpart of formal documents and contracts in Scotland to become legally effective by electronic delivery.
In this briefing, which provides some pointers for making sense of Big Data, Hayley Pizzey of Shepherd and Wedderburn discusses the methods and tools which can be used to interrogate data sets.
PPF determination for 2015/16 will require schemes to confirm that they have taken legal advice to support their status as a ‘last man standing’ scheme.
In this edition of our Property Disputes Update we highlight changes on the horizon in bankruptcy thresholds, rights of light and rent refunds.
Earlier this week the Scottish government published a consultation on plans to change the public procurement rules in Scotland.
In Stork Technical Services, Lord Tyre was asked to determine whether a party can recover fees which had already been paid where the adjudicator’s decision had been held to be unenforceable.
An opinion from the European Court of Justice could have a positive impact on insolvent business recovery prospects and multi-site employers making redundancies across their business.
The UK Government’s new policy on shared parental leave will have implications for pension schemes.
This article looks at the Pension Protection Fund’s (PPF) new requirement for certification by trustees on the strength of guarantors underwriting Type A contingent assets.