Solicitor in the employment and pensions team
I advise on all aspects of employment and pensions law to clients across our sectors. I aim to provide clear and effective advice in order to assist clients with their strategic aims.
I joined Anthony Collins Solicitors in October 2018 upon qualification. Before this, I trained at an international firm where I gained experience in both employment and pensions. Since joining the firm I have worked on a variety of matters including employment tribunal claims, change management programmes and pension disputes.
Employers and pension funds must continue to do the following; pay benefits, make employer contributions, support savers and be alert for scams.
As some of us bemoan the withdrawal of one daily episode of the Archers, it is a reminder that no industry will be untouched by the Coronavirus and its effects. The pensions industry is no exception.
Alice Kinder, employment and pensions solicitor, looks at the impact of two recent decisions of the pensions ombudsman concerning the ill health retirement of individuals in the LGPS.
The engagement report found four key areas for improvement; key person risk, pension board management, protecting members from scams and handling employer-related risks.
A local authority recently received a "roasting" by the Pensions Ombudsman for their delay in processing an employee’s ill-health retirement pension, following her diagnosis with advanced cancer.
The gig economy, the tensions between it, and our more established ways of working are rarely far from the news these days.
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