Guide: how to… communicate with your pension members
Effective communication of your pension scheme is a large part of getting auto-enrolment right. Delivering the same message to all employees is not necessarily the way to go. To assist you with the communication of your pension scheme, we have provided some key areas to think about, such as:
What to consider when segmenting your workforce
How to communicate to pension scheme members at the right time in their member lifecycle
What topics you should be discussing with your pension members
The new pension freedoms and the importance of communicating them
The number of advisers employed by St James’s Place has grown 10.3 per cent, to 2,835, over the last year as funds under management passed the £50bn mark, the firm’s new business update shows. Advisers numbers have been boosted by the firm’s Asian acquisitions and students graduating from the Academy training programme, as well as hiring […]
The fact FCA chief executive Martin Wheatley continues to raise the issue of dealing bias through “contingent charging” must make adviser firms realise the days of percentage charges on assets as a sole source of remuneration are limited. Many in government and at the regulator are unconvinced basing advice charges purely on product sales can […]
Nest supremo Tim Jones is considering giving up the high-octane world of pensions to become a roadie, the Wells Street Journal can reveal. Jones, who has been chief executive at Nest since 2007, is understood to be weighing up joining his son, Phil, on tour with chart sensations Royal Blood. Phil is currently tour and […]
Following George Osborne’s delivery of his sixth Budget as chancellor and the last of this current parliament, we have provided a brief overview of the initiatives put forward in his statement, focusing on the topics that have an impact upon the pensions landscape, savings, personal taxation and businesses.
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.
With a firm understanding of clients’ needs and expectations, more advisers are looking to offer the perfect financial plan to cater for their circumstances, but where is the starting point for selection? A discretionary management service is one of the tools that advisers have at their disposal to craft the perfect plan for their client. […]
The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment has appointed four new members to its financial planning forum committee. St James’s Place senior manager for partnership development James Mallinson will work with the CISI on organising its forum events and also more broadly on financial planning strategy. Mallinson says: “I am passionate about holistic financial planning and hope […]
M&G Investments will halt trading on 21 funds as it ploughs ahead with plans to shift £34bn of assets out of the UK amid Brexit concerns. The suspensions, which will begin midday Thursday and finish on Monday, are the first of four tranches of planned downtime by M&G so as not to suspend all of […]