Scheme:
The Robert Horne Group Pension Scheme
Complainant:
Mr T
Respondent:
1. HR Trustees Ltd 2. Barnett Waddingham LLP
Topic:
Ill Health
Ref:
PO-18939
Date:
Wed 29 Jan 2020
Outcome:
Not upheld

Ombudsman’s Determination

Outcome

I do not uphold Mr T’s complaint and no further action is required by the Trustee or Barnett Waddingham.

Complaint summary

Mr T has complained that he was not paid his Scheme benefits early on the grounds of ill health, despite having applied for them on this basis. He has complained that, as a result, his pension was reduced when the Scheme entered the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) Assessment Period. Mr T has also complained that his pension has not been increased for two years.

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