22 April 2021
In a recent snap poll* by leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM, almost a third (31 per cent) of major UK defined benefit pension scheme trustees surveyed either didn’t know or didn’t understand their sponsors’ views on climate change or its ESG strategy.
19 March 2021
Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM welcomes the new pensions code of practice following the launch of a consultation from The Pension Regulator, which will see the biggest shake up in pension governance requirements since the Pensions Act in 2004. However, whilst the new code will add some much-needed clarity, the firm warns of the ever-increasing administration burden for trustees, and signals an increase in scheme consolidation.
25 January 2021
RSM Pensions Week 2021 is a mix of events including coffee sessions, roundtables, panel sessions and webinars, alongside pre-recorded technical sessions and the launch of our latest survey.
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18 May 2020
The Advocate General’s opinion in United Biscuits is bad news for those who have claimed historic VAT refunds on investment management fees for direct benefit pension funds.
05 May 2020
Over-55s may be supplementing their income by dipping into their pensions, but high taxes may be withheld which could come as a nasty shock. How do you get a refund of the tax overpaid, and what happens when you return to work?
01 May 2020
The Pensions Regulator has published its annual funding statement for defined benefit pension schemes. This is particularly relevant for schemes with valuation dates between 22 September 2019 and 21 September 2020.