The Pensions Regulator coll-ected only two-thirds of levies in the last tax year. Its business plan for the next year shows that 29 per cent of firms did not pay their levies, amounting to £54m last year, and they will be chased up this year. A spokesman says: “We had collected over 71 per cent […]
Chelverton Asset Management is set to introduce an version of its 57m small companies dividend investment trust this autumn. Fund manager David Taylor and David Horner and will mirror the investment trust portfolio by targeting small and mid-cap stocks that yield at least 4 per cent annually. The fund will predominantly invest in small and […]
According to our recent report on the death of retirement, changes in workplace pension provision mean that coming generations of retirees could have a radically different experience of retirement from their parents. The average contribution rate into an old-style final salary pension was around 20% of total wages, the statutory minimum for a new automatic […]
Adviser trade body Pimfa has called on the government to go forward with the pensions dashboard as rumours swirl that ministers are considering abandoning the idea. Pimfa’s call comes after reports claim work and pensions secretary Esther McVey believes that the pensions dashboard would be a distraction to rolling out universal credit and so should […]
The Money Advice Service will soon be superseded by a new public financial guidance body, rolling it into Pension Wise and The Pensions Advisory Service. Money Marketing looks at some of the key stats for the organisation ahead of the transition.
The year so far has been full of manager and senior staff moves. Earlier this month, eight senior staff at Standard Life Aberdeen left to go to Aviva Investors, to join former Standard Life Investments equities head David Cumming. With moves like this in mind, is a management team or sole manager the better choice? […]