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High Court ruling on GMP equalisationPlan
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The High Court has recently decided a case to do with ‘Guaranteed Minimum Pensions’, (‘GMPs’). The judgement affects the Plan because some of its members’ pensions include a GMP element. The judgement confirms that pension schemes will need to provide equal benefits for men and women for pensionable service between... Read more...

Equitable Life update

Some members of the Plan currently have Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs) invested with Equitable Life as part of a Group Policy where the Trustee is the Policyholder. In 2018, Equitable Life announced their intention to withdraw from the market and transfer their business to Utmost Life and Pensions. The proposed... Read more...

Work and Pensions Minister Amber Rudd remains in post

Wednesday 24 July heralded a new era for British politics with Boris Johnson taking the reigns as Britain’s latest Prime Minister. His first job, to appoint his Cabinet colleagues saw the biggest ministerial shake up in living history. Whilst Mr Johnson’s appointments will see a number of Government Departments with... Read more...