Providers need to be alive to the risk of contractors becoming insolvent and how to limit the resulting inevitable disruption.
Pension disputes in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) need to be dealt with through the Internal Dispute Resolution Procedure.
Employers and Administering Authorities both have a role to play but getting the process and decision right can be a minefield.
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An employee challenges your decision not to award discretionary LGPS pension benefits. How should you respond?
You end an employee’s contract on grounds of ill health and they challenge your decision not to award LGPS ill health retirement benefits. Where should that challenge go?
An employee claims early retirement LGPS pension benefits alleging a business efficiency dismissal. You refuse this and the employee complains. What should you do next?
Housing associations must continue to deliver core functions effectively and compliantly notwithstanding the uncertainty over the standards to which you will be held in the future.
Over the last few years the meaning of “asset management” has changed from being all about repairs to understanding that assets might not stay in an organisation forever.
The Grenfell Tower tragedy has understandably prompted a fundamental reconsideration of how building safety is approached for High-Rise Residential Buildings.
Results from the latest three-yearly valuation of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) are starting to trickle through.
The potential for Brexit with or without a deal causes uncertainty, and credit rating agencies do not like uncertainty.
Let’s face it, Wills are underappreciated and often overlooked. In fact, around 54% of the British public do not have one!
A recent case throws light on the scope of the exemption for “land transactions” from the need for an OJEU tender process.
A leaked report into maternity services at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust revealed by The Independent has been described as the “largest maternity scandal in NHS history”.
The Pensions Regulator is showing its determination to improve the prudent management of Local Government Pension funds by digging deep into the internal workings of these funds.
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