Workplace pension reform

All employers need to be aware of their responsibilities following the introduction of pension reforms. Some elements of this new legislation, such as the safeguards for individuals, came into effect for all employers from 1 July 2012.   The Pensions Regulator has...

Pension contributions protect your fund

From the 5 April 2012 the most you can accumulate in a pension fund will fall from £1.8m to £1.5m – the so-called lifetime allowance. HMRC have now agreed draft legislation to protect your position if your fund exceeded, or was expected to exceed £1.5m at 5...