Businesses wishing to impose a retirement age may be able to do so, even if setting the limit at a slightly higher age could achieve the same aims and be less discriminatory.
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Employee reward structures
(Spiramus Press, 2017)
A guide to the tax treatment of executive reward packages, with sections on registered pension schemes, employer-financed retirement benefit schemes and employee benefit trusts.
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Don't worry - someone will give me a nudge if I doze off
People Management, November 2014, p.40-44
Retirement is just a state of mind nowadays - what can businesses do to help older workers?
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Employers should take care to minimise the risk of potential age discrimination claims by not discussing an employee's age and possible retirement unless justified in the circumstances. Legal Alert, April 2013.
It may technically be possible for employers to justify a retirement age, but they may be taking a major risk in so doing, in the light of two Supreme Court rulings on age discrimination. Legal Alert, June 2012.
PLSA has tips for trustees of UK retirement funds
The UK Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association published top tips on how to best use cost-disclosure templates aimed at helping trustees of retirement funds compare money managers' offerings and watch their costs.
NT lands UK pension fund mandate
Northern Trust will provide asset servicing solutions and valuation reporting for the House of Fraser Beatties & Jenners Pension Scheme, which provides retirement income for 10,000 scheme members across the UK.
Retention plan: Carriers get creative to keep employees happy
Article reporting on the efforts made by insurance companies to retain employees. It mentions the use of basic fringe benefits such as health insurance and retirement plans, flexibility in work time and space, and career development services.
Expenses and benefits: Retirement benefit schemes (GOV.UK)
Guidance on an employer's tax and reporting obligations.
Information on employees'rights, how employers should approach discussing retirement, and answers to frequently asked questions.
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