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Just renews platform deal with GBST

Retirement provider Just has re-signed platform technology provider GBST to run its flexible pension plan. Australian company GBST is currently also handing the migration of Cofunds assets onto the new combined Aegon platform and Alliance Trust Savings’ replatforming alongside existing clients AJ Bell and Novia. Just Retirement first partnered with GBST in 2015 before merging […]

Compliance tip: Reducing Gabriel completion stress

The deadline is looming for many firms’ Gabriel reporting. Parts of the return are easier to fill in – training and competence, complaints, PI policy details, for example. But the accounting and capital adequacy sections need more preparation, as you will generally need to delve into management information or consult your accountant. A lot of […]

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Letters sent to FCA from boards of Baillie Gifford trusts over misleading KIDs

Several independent boards of Baillie Gifford’s investment trust clients have written to the FCA about concerns with new Priips key information document rules. Baillie Gifford’s concerns relate to disclosure rules for the documents. It says these are based on past performance and could lead to investors being misled. Baillie Gifford compliance and legal partner Graham Laybourn […]

FSCS ups management expenses budget by £3.5m

The FSCS is budgeting an extra £3.5m to cover the cost of running the scheme this year. The management expenses levy, which is used to cover the cost of administering the scheme separately from any compensation payments made, proposed for 2018/19 by the FSCS today is £77.7 million, up 5 per cent on the previous […]

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Government changes to auto enrolment

Jamie Clark – Business Development Manager Proposals to change the way auto enrolment works have been published by the Department for Work and Pensions. A review group looked at auto enrolment to examine whether it’s working properly and whether it could be adjusted to get more low earners saving more into pensions. We look at […]

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