Guide: Johnson Fleming looks at choosing an auto-enrolment adviser
This guide from Johnson Fleming, entitled ‘Choosing an auto-enrolment provider’, will take you through some key questions you need to ask and what information you want to be finding out in response to these.
Our client is a leading video game and publishing company best known for its console role-playing game franchises. The client provides a number of benefits, at varying levels and cost that attract a P11d liability. With the absence of a management log to track data for benefit movements, enormous administrative and therefore cost implications were occurring each year just to comply with P11d reporting requirements.
Royal Bank of Scotland has paid 10 executives a total of £3.4m in share allowances, following the introduction of the EU cap on bonuses. The Daily Telegraph reports the bank has awarded just under one million in shares to management, with payments worth between £200,000 and £533,000. Share allowances do not count towards the EU […]
Advisers have backed warnings that risk-profiling tools could represent a ‘ticking time bomb’ for the advice industry. Last week, The Platforum cautioned some investors and advisers were over reliant on risk-profile scores. Advisers say they fear some are also using risk profile tools to cut corners. Derbyshire Booth managing director Greg Heath says: “We would […]
The Treasury has recently published its conclusions on how the Freedom and Choice in Pensions consultation should be taken forward. But some of the proposals are puzzling given the Government’s overall policy objectives. I fully support the intention to provide choice for people coming to retirement. Retirement in 2014 is very different from 20 years […]
Last year proved to be a busy time for Johnson Fleming’s events team. In addition to attending and hosting events across the country, the company orchestrated a series of webinars that took place throughout the year.
Savers are rushing to top-up their pensions amid fears chancellor Philip Hammond will deliver a further cut to the annual allowance in this month’s Budget, Zurich says. Cash flowing into pensions on Zurich’s investment platform soared 98 per cent in September compared to the annual average, the firm has found. The value of one-off pension […]
Every pound spent on financial education initiates can create more than £5 in social value, a new study finds. Research firm ERS examined the impact of “survival” money management workshops delivered to more than a thousand 16-25-year olds who were either not in work, full-time education or training, or had care responsibilities. They found that […]
Despite pressure to come down on the market like a ton of bricks, the FCA has taken a measured approach to improving standards Another week, another barrage of headlines about an FCA intervention on defined benefit pension transfers. The regulator’s latest missive focuses squarely on the standards and processes advisers employ when carrying out pension […]