Pensions are becoming ever more a part of employers’ benefits packages, now that pensions pensions auto-enrolment is being rolled out.

Employers must comply with the auto-enrolment requirements from their “staging date”, depending on their size.

Pensions Regulator failed to press Carillion on deficits

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) was alerted about Carillion‘s pension failings twice in the past eight years, but only began a...

Changes to judges’ pension scheme found to be discriminatory at EAT

31 Jan 2018

A group of judges have won their Employment Appeal Tribunal case, which found that transitional arrangements to a new public...

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Carillion tried to ‘wriggle out’ of pension obligations

29 Jan 2018

Failed outsourcing giant Carillion had been trying to wriggle out of obligations to its pensions schemes for a decade, according...

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Theresa May to tackle excessive bonuses that harm pension schemes

22 Jan 2018

Prime minister Theresa May has vowed to fine company bosses who award themselves excessive bonuses while failing to protect workers’...

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Carillion workers “face uncertain future” after collapse

16 Jan 2018

Thousands of workers face uncertainty after Carillion, the UK’s second largest construction company, went into liquidation yesterday.
The company went...

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Closing a pension scheme to accrual: considerations for employers

24 Oct 2017

British Airways recently announced proposals to close its New Airways Pension Scheme (NAPS) due to a “significant and growing funding...

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Pensions Regulator in first auto-enrolment prosecution

14 Sep 2017

The Pensions Regulator is bringing the first pensions auto-enrolment prosecution over allegations that a bus company and its managing director...

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10 benefits to include in a flexible benefits scheme

24 Aug 2017

Flexible benefits schemes can help to boost employee recruitment and retention by increasing the range of benefits available to employees....

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Supreme Court gives gay man equal pension rights

12 Jul 2017

The Supreme Court has granted an appeal in a case where a worker claimed his same-sex partner should get the...

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Good work or bad? Reaction to the Taylor Review

11 Jul 2017

Any much-anticipated report is likely to divide opinion, and the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices is no different. Rob...

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Managing workers with terminal illness: a guide

4 Jul 2017

With growing numbers of employees set to work into older age, managing those with terminal illness will be a priority...

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Gap between men and women’s retirement income grows

28 Jun 2017

Women retiring this year will be £6,400 a year worse off than men, according to new research from Prudential.

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Tory manifesto: National retraining, NI holidays and more gap reporting

18 May 2017

Theresa May launched the Conservative Party’s 2017 election manifesto today, and for HR and employers there are no big surprises....

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Conservatives outline commitments on workers’ rights

15 May 2017

Workers will be able to take up to one year’s leave to care for an elderly relative under wide-ranging plans...

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Employee segmentation: the commercial opportunity for reward

2 May 2017

Does your organisation take a one-size-fits-all approach to reward? Benjamin Viney looks at how businesses are using data to tailor...

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