So, for better or for worse the Tories and Lib Dems have jumped into bed together. It’s a marriage of convenience, borne out of necessity and thrust into uncertain times. Undoubtedly, there are going to be choppy waters ahead. One test will certainly be pensions – and there are already some signs of what to expect.
Archive for May, 2010
Like many businesses we’ve had our fair share of disruption due to Iceland’s volcanic eruption. I was nearly stuck in Paris (would it have been so bad to have to work out of our Paris office for a week?) and a colleague was stranded for over a week in LA and Seattle. (more…)
In her post last month, Maria Stimpson talked about updating trustee companies’ articles of association. New articles can allow for extra flexibility in running companies, taking account of the changes made by the Companies Act 2006. Maria pointed to a more pressing reason for an update – to ensure that all the documents governing the running of the pension scheme are consistent. I recently came across a case where the scheme’s documents didn’t mesh together.