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.
Platforms should brace themselves for a difficult second half of the year as sluggish Isa sales led to a soft second quarter, consultancy Fundscape says. Fundscape’s latest platform market figures show total platform assets – including the advised and direct-to-consumer sectors – grew by £32bn to £604bn in the second quarter of the year. However, […]
Advisers giving defined benefit pension transfer advice can expect to pay nearly double for their professional indemnity insurance premiums at the next renewal than those who do not advise in that area. QPI, which is part of insurance broker PIB Group, says advisers with DB exposure can expect to pay between 2 per cent and 3 […]
Back in April, I wrote a piece explaining why investors shouldn’t give up on bonds just yet. Given the heightened volatility in equity markets this year, I thought it might be a good idea to take a closer look at this asset class, too. The VIX index, which predicts market volatility and is known as […]