Gary Crockford

About Gary Crockford

Gary Crockford is a barrister and manages the UK Knowledge Resource Centre. He provides guidance and support to colleagues and clients, enabling them to understand changes in legislation and regulatory practice, with a focus on workplace pensions. He is also a Trustee of the Company’s closed defined benefit occupational pension scheme.
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    The Pensions Regulator Consults on its Monetary Penalties Policy and on the Definition of Professional Trustee

The Pensions Regulator Consults on its Monetary Penalties Policy and on the Definition of Professional Trustee

Volume 2017 | Issue 24
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The Pensions Regulator is consulting on its fining policy in relation to trustees who have breached their duties.

By |Apr 13, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

Further Detail on the Pensions Advice Allowance

Volume 2017 | Issue 23
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The government has introduced a pensions advice allowance, from 6 April 2017, for members of defined contribution pension

By |Apr 13, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

Money Purchase Annual Allowance Reduces to £4,000

Volume 2017 | Issue 19
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The government recently published its consultation response on reducing the money purchase annual allowance (MPAA) with effect from

By |Mar 29, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

Protect Your Members From Scammers

Volume 2017 | Issue 16
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The pensions industry has been facing problems due to criminals scamming scheme members out of their pension savings for years.

By |Mar 23, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

Revised Rates for the General Levy

Volume 2017 | Issue 13
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The DWP has confirmed the rates of the General Levy on occupational and personal pension schemes for 2017/18

By |Mar 10, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

How can defined benefit pension schemes be made more secure and sustainable?

Volume 2017 | Issue 10
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Sponsors and trustees of defined benefit pension schemes have been facing problems for a number of years, with

By |Mar 10, 2017|FYI, FYI Alert, UK, Wealth|

Spring Budget 2017

Volume 2017 | Issue 09
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Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has delivered his first, and the last, Spring Budget. In a departure

Proposals to Tackle the Threat of Pension Scams

Volume 2017 | Issue 03
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The DWP and HM Treasury have issued a joint consultation on the options for combatting pension

By |Jan 17, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|