Guide: Johnson Fleming’s managed auto-enrolment service for SMEs
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.
The recovery in global markets continues to evolve, with ramifications for a number of areas and, by implication, for multi-asset funds. Interest rates – lower for longer Interest rates in the UK-US world are on the rise. You may be bullish on the recovery or sceptical but quantitative easing is finished in the UK and […]
We know what it takes to run a successful auto-enrolment project in the retail industry. We are automatically there for some of the world’s best-known retailers at every stage of the process. Take a look at what we have done for our client House of Fraser.
Recent weeks have seen the annual release of a number of different fund ratings and ‘dog lists’ designed to inform investors which funds are performing well and which are not. But how useful is this research to advisers? Many lists promote the success and prospects of a number of funds across different sectors in order […]
As more and more employers reach their auto-enrolment staging date, thousands of HR, pensions and finance professionals have been tasked with navigating the minefield of ongoing scheme governance and auditing with little support.
Advice giant St James’s Place will block access to its investment platform for 10 days while it migrates services to a new provider. SJP tells Money Marketing that the work will affect online service ability for clients between 19 October and 29 October. A spokesman says: “SJP will carry out essential maintenance to our systems as part […]
This summer saw the S&P 500 rule headlines for enjoying the longest-running bull market in history. Yet, as per the old adage, what goes up inevitably comes down, and it is the job of advisers to manage clients’ portfolios accordingly – either directly or via the third-party investment services they use. A crude assumption might […]
There is currently no minimum qualification level, but the majority of advisers think this needs to change The role of the paraplanner is a relatively new one and its definition and responsibilities can differ hugely between firms. According to the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, the role can be broken down into four key […]