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Are you ready for the 2012 changes to work-place pension schemes?

October 28, 2011

At present UK employers are not required to contribute to their employees’ pension schemes. However, that is set to change from 2012.
From 2012, as an employer, even if you employ just one person, you will be responsible for choosing a Qualifying Workplace Pension Scheme (QWPS) for your employees. It is therefore important that you have a good understanding of what is required of you and the choices available.
At WBW we can provide you with detailed guidance to enable you to plan ahead for the changes affecting you, and to choose the best option for your business. The new legislation will affect both employers and employees.
• Why are the new rules being introduced?
• What is a qualifying Workplace Pension Scheme (QWPS)?
• When will the new rules come into force?
• Do all employees have to be auto enrolled?
• What are the minimum contribution levels under the new rules?
• Which pension schemes potentially could comply fully with QWPS requirements?
• How will the new rules affect retirement?
• What do you need to know in order to avoid employment tribunal claims?
• What happens if an employee dies before reaching pensionable age?
• How do we tax plan efficient with death benefits?


Date: 17 November 2011 OR 24 January 2012
Venue: Dartington Hall, Totnes, TQ9 6EL / RAMM (Exeter Museum), Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3RX

Cost: No Charge, subject to advance booking
Time: 8.30am – registration, coffee and bacon rolls
9.00am – 11.00am – seminar 11.00am onwards

Delegates will have the opportunity to tour the gardens at Dartington, or the recently renovated Exeter museum.

Who should attend?
This presentation is designed for all employers. We also welcome any guests that you would like to attend with you.
Are you ready for the 2012 changes to work-place pension schemes? About the

Clive Weir has worked in pensions since 1980, having worked for product providers and advisers. He is an associate of the Pensions Management Institute, and the Personal Finance Society, and was one of the first
financial planners in the country to be awarded the status of Chartered Financial Planner.
Kerry Curd is an Associate Solicitor and Head of Employment at WBW Solicitors. She is experienced in advising employers on all aspects of employment law and defending employment tribunal actions.
Malcolm Emery is Partner at WBW Solicitors and specialises in tax and trust planning work. He is dual qualified having trained and qualified as a Chartered Tax Adviser and a Solicitor.

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