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constitute "an order of a competent court", because the Ombudsman is not a court ". That case centred on the recovery of pension overpayments by the exercise, by 'competent courts', of the equitable right of recoupment.
The factsheet provides a non-exhaustive list of the reasons why TPO considers he is a competent court for statutory purposes:
A Pensions Ombudsman Determination
Chairing the meeting, Guy Hooper introduced himself as the new Head of Pension Schemes Services; previously he headed HMRC's Tax Administration policy team. Guy replaces Jo Gibson, who has moved to the DWP's Pensions Policy Team.
Anne Smith, Head of the Pensions Policy Team, gave a brief report. EU exit was still taking precedence, but they had still been very busy even though only two new pieces of legislation had been made (SIs
It's official, the Money and Pensions Service (MAPS) has launched
and has wasted no time calling for "collective action to improve the UK's financial wellbeing".
The MAPS, sponsored by the DWP, aims to tackle 'complex financial wellbeing challenges' via a joined-up service ranging from debt help to money and pensions guidance. The MAPS brings together the 'legacy brands' of the Money Advice Service, Pension Wise and The Pensions
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the body which sets the UK Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes and UK standards for accounting and actuarial work, and enforces audit quality, has set out its priorities
for the year 2019/20 and the resources it will need.
The Plan and Budget notes that this will be a year of transition for the FRC: the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is currently consulting on proposals to change the