Welfare Benefit in UK Law

  • IRS Issues Welfare Plan Guidance for Same-Sex Spouses in View of DOMA Ruling
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    The Internal Revenue Service has published a new notice that addresses specific questions on how the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in U.S. v. Windsor, recognizing same-sex marriage, affects electio...
    ......v. Windsor, recognizing same-sex marriage, affects elections and contributions under certain employee welfare benefit plans. This notice follows up on the guidance that the IRS issued this summer on the Windsor decision. The new notice focuses on particular issues ......
  • UK unveils reforms to give consumers a better deal
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The UK government has published a Green Paper on Modernising Consumer Markets (the “Green Paper”). The Green Paper addresses the need to review the UK’s regulatory regime in light of the changing n...
    ...... markets and practices to ensure that consumers are able to benefit from the development of new technologies and get the best deal possible. ......
  • UK unveils reforms to give consumers a better deal
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    The UK government has published a Green Paper on Modernising Consumer Markets (the “Green Paper”). The Green Paper addresses the need to review the UK’s regulatory regime in light of the changin...
    ...... markets and practices to ensure that consumers are able to benefit from the development of new technologies and get the best deal possible. ... [View source.]. Richard Welfare. function JDS_LoadEvent(func) {. var existingOnLoad = ......
  • ERISA Implications For A Personal Accident Claim In The US
    • Mondaq UK
    ...Managing a disability benefits dispute in the United States can be a challenging endeavor for claimants, ...Code §1002, which defines an "employee welfare benefit plan" and a "welfare plan" as: "..any plan, fund, or program which ......
  • Deloitte Monday Briefing: Mr Osborne’s Twenty-Year Vision
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... last week, was the introduction of a £119 billion cap on welfare benefit spending. The cap will rise in line with inflation, but growth ......
  • New California Law Requires Year-End Account Balance Notices For Flexible Spending Account Plans – Action Items
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... to ERISA such an amendment may constitute a material reduction in benefits, which will require giving notice to participants on an accelerated ... included within the scope of ERISA Section 3(1) as employee welfare benefit plans, the California law is likely preempted with respect to ......
  • Queen's Speech Draft Legislative Programme
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... place. Welfare Reform Bill. A bill to further reform the welfare and benefit systems ......
  • Social Security Benefits Up-Rating
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... Despite this, the Government is still increasing many benefit levels under temporary powers granted by the Welfare Reform Act 2009 s.23. For the most part, the increases will amount to roughly half the amount that the RPI is expected to rise by next year. The ......
  • DOL Issues New Regulation Imposing Fee Disclosure Rules on Service Providers to ERISA Retirement Plans
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......The Regulation does not cover arrangements for health and welfare benefit plans, nor does the Regulation cover arrangements between service ......
  • UK Advertising Standards Authority Bans PETA Ad As 'Misleading' And Lacking Substantiation
    • Mondaq UK
    ......, Food and Rural Affairs Code of Recommendations for the welfare of livestock had specific guidelines on the shearing process to ensure ... and living conditions that sheep should be kept in for the overall benefit of their welfare. We considered this demonstrated that in the UK, there ......
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