Biggest shake-up of UK pensions for decades

15 February 2021

When the Pension Schemes Bill received Royal Assent on 11 February, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) hailed the new Act as a landmark moment for UK pensions.

Views sought on changes to the NHS Pension Scheme regulations

1 February 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is consulting on proposals to change NHS Pension Scheme regulations. Full details of the consultation, together with a copy of the draft National Health Service Pension Schemes and Injury Benefits (Amendment) Regulations 2021, can be found at

Pension ruling “a disaster” for women born in the 1950s

15 September 2020

The Court of Appeal judgment in the case of The Queen (oao Delve and Glynn) (Appellants) v The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Respondent) has been described by a leading trade union as a disaster for women born in the 1950s.

Thousands not receiving their legal employer pension contributions

9 September 2020

Almost one in 20 workers are being “under-enrolled” in company pension schemes by receiving less than the minimum legal contributions, or no contributions at all, with under-enrolment particularly acute among agency staff and minimum-wage workers.

Changes to local government pension scheme

8 September 2020

In May 2019, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) launched a consultation seeking views on policy proposals to amend the rules of the local government pension scheme in England and Wales.