People: Job Retention Scheme and Pensions (UK) – UPDATED

    The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), announced on 20 March 2020 opened for claims on 20 April. The scheme has now been extended for the second time. Originally due to end on 31 May, then 30 June, the Chancellor announced on 12 May that it will remain in place and available to all sectors through … Read more

    COVID-19: Pressure points: Key pensions-related guidance (UK)

    A plethora of guidance is being produced to help employers and trustees deal with the issues arising from the spread of COVID-19 and the measures that have been introduced to limit this. The table below (which we will update as new guidance is issued) provides links to the key pensions-related COVID-19 guidance issued to date … Read more

    HSF Pensions Round-up – 26 May 2020

    Here is a round-up of the COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 related pensions briefings and blogs that we have published recently. Together with links to some of the firm’s COVID-19 webinars which we think will be of general interest. To limit the number of emails that we send to you at this time we have not sent … Read more

    BREAKING – UK Government plans radical changes to UK insolvency regime

    Yesterday, the Government introduced legislation before Parliament, in the form of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill, which will make radical changes to the UK insolvency regime. The goal of the legislation is to prevent otherwise viable companies from failing as a result of current events. However, its effect will be to make the position … Read more