Case study: auto-enrolment project management — House of Fraser
We know what it takes to run a successful auto-enrolment project in the retail industry. We are automatically there for some of the world’s best-known retailers at every stage of the process. Take a look at what we have done for our client House of Fraser.
The Bank of England has revised up its UK growth forecast from 3.4 per cent to 3.5 per cent this year as unemployment fell to 6.5 per cent in the second quarter. The Bank’s inflation report, published today, also reveals the growth forecast for 2015 has risen from 2.9 per cent to 3 per cent […]
Johnson Fleming has launched its new managed auto-enrolment service, designed to support SME businesses of up to 250 employees. The managed auto-enrolment service is not just about providing businesses with a software system for them to manage themselves, but more about outsourcing the administration of the project and scheme to Johnson Fleming’s auto-enrolment staff.
Although I have a Scottish name and can claim a longstanding Scottish ancestry, as I live in England I do not have a right to vote in the independence referendum to be held in Scotland on 18 September. If I did have such a right, while not ruling it out, I would almost certainly want […]
Industry should focus on annuitisation as a concept rather than an annuity as a product In last month’s article, I looked at how retirement advice does not have to be black or white. There are solutions that bridge the gap between annuities and drawdown, and plenty of scope to innovate the way advice is delivered. […]
The Financial Ombudsman Service has ruled against Friends Life for giving unsuitable advice on a pension transfer from a defined benefit scheme. In the ruling Mr S complains the advice he received from Friends Life to move pension benefits from his former employer’s final salary scheme to a personal pension arrangement was not suitable. In […]
As we enter year nine of the “great recovery”, there is talk about good economic numbers amid rising levels of political risk. But just how is the world so much riskier now than in periods around, say, the Cuban Missile Crisis or the remilitarisation of the Rhineland? Not all political risks are alike, nor do […]