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.
Some investors holding money with Blackmore Bonds are yet to receive July interest payments, despite the firm’s insistence all funds have been transferred and cleared. One such investor has told Money Marketing they have been “ignored” by Blackmore. Chief executive of the mini-bond provider Patrick McCreesh told Money Marketing this week that some investors holding Isas […]
Rebates have been confirmed as taxable this month, in the long-running clash between Hargreaves Lansdown and HMRC. This effectively confirms “superclean” share classes are the most tax-efficient mechanism for delivering preferential rates on funds, rather than the oxymoronic “clean with rebates”. Asset managers will be very reluctant to implement multiple share classes at varying prices […]
Collapsed Sipp administrator GPC Sipp has nearly £1m in debts owed to creditors according to a statement of affairs document published on Companies House. It shows there is a shortfall of £964,832.00 owed to creditors and most of the Sipp shares are owned by managing director Kathryn Taylor who holds 73 shares. The others are […]