Here is a round-up of our recent pensions blogs and briefings. We have also included links to some of the firm’s recent webinars which we think may be of interest.

To keep track of our latest updates, check out our UK pensions blog.

Blogs and briefings

Pressure points: Trustees and administrators prepare for what’s ahead: Ombudsman to see a rise in complaints due to Covid-19

Court of Appeal finds Safeway scheme was entitled to retrospectively increase NPA of female members from 1 January 1996

Pension Disputes Bulletin – July 2020

People: Key action checklists for trustees and employers of DC schemes (UK) – UPDATED

Pressure points: Key actions checklists for trustees and sponsors of DB schemes (UK) – UPDATED

Trustees beware – Changes to UK insolvency regime are now in force

New rules for Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme apply from today

Pressure points: Key pensions-related guidance (UK) – UPDATED

PPF compensation cap constitutes unlawful discrimination on grounds of age

Webinars

Pressure points: Navigating disputes risks

This webinar considers some of the areas in which we might see claims due to the fertile ground the pandemic has created for claims to be brought against companies of all shapes and sizes including employee claims, securities class actions, data protection and privacy class actions, public sector claims and potential public inquiries involving commercial organisations.

Governance: ESG and corporate purpose

Joined by Philip Collins, Columnist at The Times and former chief speech writer to Tony Blair; and Will Martindale, Director of Policy & Research at the UN Principles for Responsible Investment, this webinar shares some perspectives on how businesses and investors can develop a robust approach to the ESG risks and opportunities presented by the pandemic in the short-term and in the months ahead, as we head into the recovery phase.

Exploring opportunities: Private capital

This webinar looks at how the private equity industry in Europe has dealt with the crisis in the first 100 days or so and the role it will have to play as economies throughout the region emerge from hibernation.

Contact us

If you have any queries about any of the issues covered in these briefings please speak to your usual HSF adviser or contact a member of our pensions team.

Alison Brown

Alison Brown
Executive Partner (EPI), Pensions, London
+44 20 7466 2427

Rachel Pinto

Rachel Pinto
Partner, Pensions, London
+44 20 7466 2638

Tim Smith

Tim Smith
Professional Support Lawyer, London
+44 20 7466 2542