Key areas covered in this edition include:

  • Schemes should update their processes promptly following updated guidance;
  • No right to additional pensionable service granted by employer’s letter that was “open to interpretation”;
  • Trustee exercised its discretion properly when considering if an individual was within the class of potential beneficiaries of death benefit;
  • Trustee ultimately responsible for the administration of the Scheme, and liable to pay award to member following confusing information sent by Administrator; and 
  • Employer’s decision regarding the appropriate level of incapacity retirement benefits was not improperly reached

Date published

10 February 2022

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