The Department for Work and Pensions has today published an amended consultation paper regarding par...
The Department for Work and Pensions has today published an amended consultation paper regarding part-time workers and occupational pensions in a bid to bring UK legislation in line with the European Law.
The amended regulations - 'the pensions Act 1995 and the Occupational Pension Scheme (Equal Treatment) (Amendment) Regulations 2003' - reviews the time limits that trustees will have to apply to part-time workers' claims for occupational pension scheme access.
The consultation criteria is as follows:
A select group of associations and organisations has already been named as those who will be consulted, however, the DWP also stresses that other responses to the consultation are also welcome.
The consultation period ends 15 October 2003, and the government is aiming to implement the regulations by the end of the year.
A list of the organisations to be consulted can be found if you click through the link in the right-hand corner
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