Prudential’s nominated policyholder advocate Peter Bloxham has lost his £4.5m age discrimination case against former employer, law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. He had accused Freshfields of age discrimination as a result of pension scheme changes.
Distribution Technology is introducing a stand-alone risk profiling tool, Dynamic Risk Profiler, which will also work alongside wraps and platforms.DT has commercial agreements in place with Threesixty services, Lighthouse Group and Paradigm to supply the tool to their advisers.Dynamic Risk Profiler is a web-based risk profiling tool, based on research by the Psychometric Centre, which […]
The upcoming consultation paper on offshore funds, announced in the pre-budget report, aims to simplify the tax regime, provide certainty to UK investors and increase anti-avoidance, according to Deloitte.
BM Solutions has unveiled the first study comparing the buy-to-let market across the European Union.At a presentation at the European Parliament in Brussels yesterday, BM Solutions invited MEP and EP vice-president Diana Wallis to listen to the findings of its research.The study looked at the characteristics of the BTL sector in twelve countries, with an […]
A survey conducted by Johnson Fleming at the Pension & Benefits Show 2014 highlighted the key challenges faced within organisations post auto-enrolment. The results showed that communicating the changes and the value of them to staff, and receiving timely data from the payroll provider proved to still be the most challenging aspects of managing an auto-enrolment scheme.
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The workplace presents a significant opportunity for advisers, yet many are still shunning this sizable market, experts argue. The pension freedoms and auto-enrolment have increased the unmet need for advice in the workplace. Some larger employers and pension trustees are no longer content to leave employees to fend for themselves among scammers and fraudsters and […]
Neil Woodford has rejected gloomy UK growth forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility revealed in yesterday’s budget, arguing the country is on track to achieve annual growth around 2 per cent. According to the OBR, growth this year will be 1.5 per cent, and fall to 1.4 per cent in 2018. Through 2019 and […]
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