If I belong to an occupational pension scheme which elects trustee members, how am I informed of the relevant process?

The law requires employers to disclose details of occupational pensions trust rules and the work of trustees to their employees.

The law also imposes important duties on employers to consult over pension scheme changes, with the threat of steep fines if the consultation does not go ahead.

The law on occupational pensions is quite complex. You can find more information from the website of the Pensions Advisory Service and from the Pensions Regulator.

There is also useful information on the website of the Low Income Tax Reform Group.

Note: This content is provided as general background information and should not be taken as legal advice or financial advice for your particular situation. Make sure to get individual advice on your case from your union, a source on our free help page or an independent financial advisor before taking any action.

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