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Articles from the year 2019

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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 transfer of business (the ‘Transfer’),...
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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.
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Retirement planning

As a Plan member you have a number of options as to how you access your benefits. So, as you near retirement it is important that you take the time to understand them. That way you can make the right decision for your circumstances. 
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A digital you?

We have been evolving our communication strategy to make the most of digital communications.
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An expression of your wishes

Have you been asking yourself …Who will receive benefits from the Plan if I die?
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High Court ruling on GMP equalisation

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 17 May 1990 and 6...