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Jobs at risk at Gallagher Employee Benefits after Oval deal

17 October 2014 12:35 pm | By Tessa Norman

Gallagher is centralising operations following its £199m acquisition of Oval in April.

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Foster Denovo exodus continues as another partner quits

2 October 2014 2:19 pm | By Samuel Dale

Peter Butlin becomes the latest key adviser to quit the firm this year.

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LEBC hires chief operating officer

4 June 2014 10:09 am | By Michael Glenister

National IFA and employee benefits firm has appointed Jeremy MacLeod to head up sales, operations and IT.

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Friends Life reveals Q1 new business jump; warns of 70% post-Budget annuity sales hit

9 May 2014 10:11 am | By Tom Selby

Provider expects charge cap impact will be offset by a ban on commission in auto-enrolment schemes in 2016.

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Towergate could face FCA fine over ETV/Ucis advice

8 May 2014 | By Tom Selby

Towergate Financial under investigation by the FCA over “issues” related to enhanced transfer value exercises and unregulated collective investment schemes

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Towergate could face FCA fine over ETV/Ucis advice

6 May 2014 8:47 am | By Tom Selby

Towergate Financial under investigation by the FCA over “issues” related to enhanced transfer value exercises and unregulated collective investment schemes.

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Providers scramble as Budget changes blow apart default investment strategies

22 April 2014 8:30 am | By Tom Selby

Changes announced by Chancellor George Osborne last month have blown a hole in providers’ automatic enrolment default investment strategies.

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Insurers refuse to confirm charges stance on AMD ban

17 April 2014 1:00 pm | By Tom Selby

Only Friends Life has confirmed it will reduce all member charges to active rate ahead of active member discount ban.

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Standard Life hits small firms with £1,200 fee following charge cap

17 April 2014 | By Tom Selby

Provider will impose a £100 per month “scheme management fee” on small schemes with low average contributions who have already agreed a charge above 0.75 per cent.

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Standard Life hits small firms with £1,200 fee following charge cap

15 April 2014 11:27 am | By Tom Selby

Provider will impose a £100 per month “scheme management fee” on small schemes with low average contributions who have already agreed a charge above 0.75 per cent.

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Govt announces retrospective auto-enrol adviser commission ban

27 March 2014 12:24 pm | By Tom Selby

Government is also capping charges on auto-enrolment default funds at 0.75 per cent from April 2015.

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Govt to confirm pension charge cap plans today

27 March 2014 8:39 am | By Tom Selby

Pensions minister Steve Webb will make a statement in the House of Commons later today detailing minimum quality standards for auto-enrolment.

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Sesame BG reveals £19m loss following past business review

18 March 2014 8:26 am | By Tom Selby

Review covers Keydata sales and pension transfers carried out between July 2010 and September 2012.

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Standard Life UK profits down 5% despite income surge

27 February 2014 8:58 am | By Tom Selby

Total fee based revenue increased 9 per cent from £667m in 2012 to £727m.

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JLT hires former Pru corporate pensions head Martyn Bogira

6 February 2014 | By Tom Selby

Bogira will lead development of the firm’s defined contribution offering.

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Providers split on auto-enrolment 'middleware' charge ban

31 January 2014 8:30 am | By Tom Selby

Scottish Widows says not helping employers with auto-enrolment compliance would drive up member charges.

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Labour criticises Govt over 'botched' charge cap reforms

30 January 2014 | By Tom Selby

The Government has delayed plans to impose a charge cap on auto-enrolment default funds until April next year.

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JLT hires former Pru corporate pensions head Martyn Bogira

29 January 2014 12:38 pm | By Tom Selby

Bogira will lead development of the firm’s defined-contribution offering.

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Labour criticises Govt over 'botched' charge cap reforms

23 January 2014 12:49 pm | By Tom Selby

The Government has delayed plans to impose a charge cap on auto-enrolment default funds until April next year.

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Friends Life targets SMEs with 'flexible' auto-enrol charging

13 January 2014 5:31 pm | By Tom Selby

Provider has introduced a per member, per month fee structure alongside a £1,000 up front charge for firms who want auto-enrolment support.

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Standard Life recruits Aviva distribution head to boost workplace team

7 January 2014 9:31 am | By Tom Selby

Patrick Granger joins the firm as senior business development manager.

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SimplyBiz acquires employee benefits software provider Staffcare

20 December 2013 3:00 pm | By Tessa Norman

Majority shareholding bought for an undisclosed sum. 

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Auto-enrol earnings trigger increases to £10k; 170,000 excluded from reforms

19 December 2013 | By Tom Selby

The Government has confirmed the automatic enrolment earnings trigger will increase to £10,000 from April next year.

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Scottish Widows directors exit in auto-enrolment restructure

19 December 2013 | By Tom Selby

Restructure will see the creation of a specialist auto-enrolment team to work with advisers and employers from the beginning of next year

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Auto-enrol earnings trigger increases to £10k; 170,000 excluded from reforms

17 December 2013 10:49 am | By Tom Selby

The Government has confirmed the automatic enrolment earnings trigger will increase to £10,000 from April next year.

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ABI: Charge cap puts success of auto-enrolment at 'severe risk'

13 December 2013 8:30 am | By Tom Selby

Trade body warns a charge cap will create “further burden and confusion” for employers.

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Scottish Widows directors exit in auto-enrolment restructure

12 December 2013 1:24 pm | By Tom Selby

Restructure will see the creation of a specialist auto-enrolment team to work with advisers and employers from the beginning of next year.

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Govt to cap business rates at 2%

12 December 2013 | By Tessa Norman

Rates were due to rise in line with inflation next year. 

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Broadstone strikes auto-enrolment SME deal with Standard Life

11 December 2013 10:36 am | By Tom Selby

The deal will allow Broadstone to offer clients with up to 500 employees Standard Life’s group flexible retirement plan.

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Jelf posts £4m profit as financial planning assets rise 12%

9 December 2013 2:21 pm | By Samuel Dale

Jelf saw overall revenues grow 4.4 per cent to £76.2m in 2013.

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AS2013: Govt to cap business rates at 2%

5 December 2013 12:18 pm | By Tessa Norman

   Rates were due to rise in line with inflation next year. 

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AS2013: £9bn tax evasion crackdown will include self-employed focus

5 December 2013 12:00 pm | By Natalie Holt, Tessa Norman

Largest pack of measures to tackle tax evasion so far this parliament, says Chancellor. 

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CBI: 0.75% charge cap could see employers cut pension contributions

5 December 2013 9:30 am | By Tom Selby

CBI says a 0.75 per cent auto-enrolment charge cap will force its members to reassess half of their GPPs.

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Standard Life launches auto-enrolment SME offering for advisers

5 December 2013 | By Tom Selby

Standard Life says the online solution, called ‘Good to go’, can produce a quote for scheme terms in 60 seconds.

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Creative Auto Enrolment targets advisers with compliance service

5 December 2013 | By Tom Selby

Advisers who refer corporate clients to the service will receive an “introducer fee” of £1,000 per employer.

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Standard Life launches auto-enrolment SME offering for advisers

3 December 2013 8:00 am | By Tom Selby

Standard Life says the online solution, called ‘Good to go’, can produce a quote for scheme terms in 60 seconds.

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ABI members at war over legacy pension charge cap

29 November 2013 12:56 pm | By Tom Selby

The trade body has missed the DWP’s consultation deadline as members squabble over proposed auto-enrolment charge cap.

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Govt under pressure to delay pension charge cap reforms

28 November 2013 8:30 am | By Tom Selby

Insurers call for three year transition to minimise disruption to automatic enrolment.

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Pensions regulator targets recruiters in first auto-enrolment check-ups

19 November 2013 4:59 pm | By Samuel Dale

The Pensions Regulator has started its round of check-ups on business with the recruitment sector.

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Apfa joins calls for Govt to rethink auto-enrol commission ban

14 November 2013 10:48 am | By Tom Selby

Industry experts have warned banning commission from auto-enrolment could cost advisers £150m and 1,000 jobs.

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