Trident Consulting submission to Pensions Authority

Trident Consulting made a submission today to the Pensions Authority regarding their draft code of practice for trustees of occupational pension schemes and trust RACs. The submission (which may be accessed through this link Trident Consulting submission to Pensions Authority) cautions that the timeframe for IORP II regulatory changes may be harmful to member outcomes.

European Union (Occupational Pension Schemes) Regulations 2021

The Pensions Authority has published an information note (iorp_ii_regulations_-_information_for_trustees), the purpose of which is to give trustees of occupational pension schemes and trust RACs an overview of the key provisions of the recently transposed Directive (EU) 2016/2341 (the IORP II Directive). The note also sets out how the Authority will oversee compliance with the Regulations […]

Housing Benefits Package

The Household Benefits Package is a package of allowances which help people with the costs of running their household. The package is available to everyone aged over 70 and to people under age 70 in certain circumstances. Only one person in a household can qualify for the package at any time. The following link gives useful […]

Pensions Authority compliance alert: Trustee Training

The Pensions Authority issued a reminder about trustee training requirements on 12 April. Trustee training can be arranged through Trident Consulting on a bespoke or general basis. Thursday, 12 April 2018: The Pensions Act (‘the Act’) requires scheme trustees to complete relevant trustee training within specified timeframes. Trustees and employers should be aware of their obligations […]

WRC Code of Practice on Longer Working

The Code of Practice on Longer Working is intended to give clarity to employers, employees and their representatives to what is reasonable as regards retirement. Employees do not have the right to work indefinitely. Employers do not have the right to impose an unjustified retirement age. Further information including how this Code may impact your workplace is available […]