Monthly Archives: April 2011

First Briefing – Pensions Bill 2011

Introduction The Pensions Bill 2011 was published in January 2011. This Briefing focuses mainly on the parts of the Bill that relate to auto-enrolment, although we touch briefly on some of the other key provisions. Automatic enrolment The Pensions Act 2008, together with associated regulations, legislated for the introduction of auto-enrolment with effect from October […]

First Briefing – Public service pensions: Huttons Final Report and the Government’s response

Background – key recommendations Lord Hutton of Furness, chair of the Independent Public Service Pensions Commission (“the Commission”), published his Final Report on 10 March 2011, in which he set out his 27 recommendations to the Government on reform to public service pension arrangements. The main recommendation was that existing final salary public service pension […]