Pensions Ombudsman Focus 53rd Edition
Welcome to the 53rd edition of the Pensions Ombudsman Focus for the period to July 2016.
The determinations in this edition consider the right questions to ask when dealing ith an application for an incapacity pension and also the limits of the Ombudsman’s ole when looking at the “fairness” of an outcome. Once again we are reminded of the eed for trustees to take into account all relevant factors when exercising their decision aking powers.
Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like to discuss any of these issues nd how they might affect you or indeed any contentious issues on which the Linklaters ension Dispute Resolution Group may be able to assist.