Podcast: Pensions Policy EP2 – What to expect in 2021?

We thought it would be helpful for our listeners if we considered some of the key pensions-related themes and risks that we expect to emerge in 2021. Therefore, in our latest pensions podcast Rachel Pinto and Michael Aherne from our UK pensions team discuss their predictions for 2021 relating to: the new offences and regulatory … Read more

Podcast: GMP Equalisation EP1: What is GMP conversion and how does it work?

Listen to our latest pensions podcast as Tim Smith, Professional Support Lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills, and John Cormell, Actuary and Head of GMP Equalisation at Barnett Waddingham, discuss the merits of using GMP conversion to equalise members’ benefits for the effect of Guaranteed Minimum Pensions (GMPs). In this podcast, Tim and John discuss: what GMP … Read more

Podcast: Pensions de-risking Ep2: Buy-outs and GMP equalisation

Listen to our latest pensions de-risking podcast (12 mins) as Rachel Pinto, Pensions Partner discusses the implications of GMP equalisation for pension scheme buy-outs with Uzma Nazir, Head of Origination Structuring, Pension Insurance Corporation. In the discussion, Uzma shares her views on: how buy-out insurers are approaching the issue of GMP equalisation how GMP equalisation … Read more