Tune into episodes of the ‘HL PensionsPod’ for a unique insight into topical issues affecting the UK pension industry. The podcast series, hosted by members of the UK pensions team, delivers practical and accessible advice to employers and pension trustees.
In each episode, the team provides insight into need-to-know legal and commercial updates affecting the industry.
Explore all episodes in our podcast series below.
Episode 5: Reassuring members on the journey from buy-in to buy-out (6 December 2022)
In this episode of HL PensionsPod, Hogan Lovells Pension partner Duncan Buchanan is joined by special guests Peter Rennalls and Richard Seymour from the Pensions Transfer Team at Pension Insurance Corporation to investigate just how much work goes on behind the scenes to reassure policyholders as to what happens when their scheme arranges a buy-in or a full buy-out and transfers the scheme to a new provider.
Episode 4: Trustee protections on a scheme wind-up (17 October 2022)
Partner Duncan Buchanan and senior associate Charlotte Yeates take a deep-dive into the protections trustees should be thinking about on a scheme wind-up including missing beneficiary, incorrect benefits, residual risk and run-off insurance, policy gaps and exclusions and limitation periods. They also provide lots of practical tips on what trustees can do to minimise the risk of post-wind-up issues and discuss the importance of involving the employer.
Episode 3: Net zero commitments (13 July 2022)
Partners Faye Jarvis and Matthew Bullen discuss the rising trend of net zero commitments being made in the pensions industry, and how to balance conflicts. They explore a recent ESG court case and its potential implications for pension trustees.
Episode 2: Practical tips on the new transfer and stronger nudge requirements (3 May 2022)
Partners Edward Brown and Faye Jarvis provide practical guidance on navigating the new transfer regulations and share their thoughts on how trustees and administrators might manage the forthcoming stronger nudge requirements.
Episode 1: What you need to think about on a bulk transfer to Master Trust (28 February 2022)
Partners Duncan Buchanan and Faye Jarvis, discuss bulk transfers to master trusts and the considerations for employers and trustees to avoid any potential pitfalls.
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Authored by the Pensions Team.