Updated to reflect that the cap on early exit charges extends to occupational pension schemes, from 1 October 2017.
The Government has launched a consultation into the future viability of defined-benefit pension schemes.
Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
In Coloroll Pension Trustees Ltd v Russell (28 September 1994) EOR58A, the European Court of Justice rules that trustees of occupational pension schemes are bound by Article 119 of the EC Treaty in the same way as employers.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to final-salary pension schemes.