UK pensions for international business
These pages are designed to be of interest to international companies and investors wishing to assess their UK pensions risk.
Workplace or occupational pensions have been a feature of UK business life for many years. They are not always easy to understand: as with any mature system, changes in law and regulation have evolved alongside changes to business practice and priorities. The result is undeniably complex.
But the key issues for companies wishing to understand and manage their pensions risk are not difficult to identify once the background and context is explained. The following series of briefing notes is intended to help.
- Why we are where we are: history and context
- Pensions jargon and what it means
- People and players
- Pensions risk
- Corporate transactions
- The key relationship: the employer and the trustees
- Governance, disclosure and transparency
- Current issues
- The UK in the EU
- Pensions in the EU