Nikki Williams

About Nikki Williams

Nikki Williams is a Senior Technical Consultant in the Knowledge Research Centre of Conduent HR Services. She provides guidance and support to colleagues and clients, enabling them to understand changes in legislation and regulatory practice, with a focus on workplace pensions.

The Pensions Regulator’s Monetary Penalties Policy

Volume 2017 | Issue 59
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The Pensions Regulator has updated its monetary penalties policy which explains how the Regulator will generally use its

By |Aug 18, 2017|FYI Alert, UK, Wealth|
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    The Pensions Regulator’s Professional Trustee Description Policy

The Pensions Regulator’s Professional Trustee Description Policy

Volume 2017 | Issue 58
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The Pensions Regulator has revised its definition of a professional trustee. It now defines a “professional trustee” as

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Last Waltz for IBM Challenge

Volume 2017 | Issue 57
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The Court of Appeal, in the case of IBM Holdings v Dalgleish, has ruled that an employer may

By |Aug 9, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

Employer Consultation Requirements

Volume 2017 | Issue 51
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Employers with more than 50 employees are required to consult with affected employees before making significant changes to

By |Aug 1, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

Automatic Enrolment Contribution Rates

Volume 2017 | Issue 52
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Employers must ensure that their pension schemes meet the minimum contribution requirements in order to be a qualifying

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    Money Purchase Annual Allowance Reduction to £4,000 Confirmed

Money Purchase Annual Allowance Reduction to £4,000 Confirmed

Volume 2017 | Issue 48
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In a written statement, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury has confirmed that the cut to the money

By |Jul 19, 2017|FYI Alert, UK, Wealth|

Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation

Volume 2017 | Issue 49
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The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have direct effect in all European Union Member States from

Equal Pension Rights for Same-Sex Couples

Volume 2017 | Issue 47
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A landmark Supreme Court ruling extends same-sex survivors’ pension benefits to pre 2005 accrual.

The unanimous judgment will benefit

By |Jul 17, 2017|FYI, FYI Alert, UK, Wealth|
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    Corporate Trustees and the Persons with Significant Control (PSC) Requirements

Corporate Trustees and the Persons with Significant Control (PSC) Requirements

Volume 2017 | Issue 44
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Since 6 April 2016, corporate trustees (like most UK limited companies and LLPs) have had to keep a

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

Welfare and Pensions Following the General Election

Volume 2017 | Issue 37
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With the Conservatives forecast to end up with 318 seats, eight short of the 326 needed to command

By |Jun 9, 2017|Career, FYI, FYI Alert, 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|

Cyclical Automatic Re-enrolment

Volume 2017 | Issue 07
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As part of their automatic enrolment duties employers are required to automatically re-enrol those workers who chose to

By |Mar 3, 2017|FYI, UK, Wealth|

2017/18 Earnings Thresholds for Automatic Enrolment

Volume 2017 | Issue 08
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The DWP has to review the level of the earnings trigger and the qualifying earnings band (QEB) for

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Salary Sacrifice and Employee Benefit Packages

Volume 2017 | Issue 04
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Salary Sacrifice and Employee Benefit Packages

Following the Autumn Statement 2016, from April 2017 there will be

By |Jan 26, 2017|FYI, Health, UK, Wealth|