I did not think I would ever write this but I am really pleased that the Government decided to design and build a private sector funded pension plan. I know you all think that is a bit of a U-turn for me, what with all I have said about this proposal to build a national scheme of personal accounts, but I mean it.
The proposals concerning nonUK domiciled and non-UK ordinarily resident individuals made in the pre-Budget report last October generated considerable antagonism, debate and publicity. All that response has had some impact on the Finance Bill provisions reflecting these changes.
The world around us is changing at a faster pace than ever. Generations are changing and over the next five to 10 years the graduates who have grown up with Facebook and Twitter will start to lead corporate UK and expect modern technology as a matter of course.1
Modern life is complex. One tricky area that touches almost everyone in this country is the tax regime. If you are not subject to that, you are most likely involved in the just-as-difficult and fragmented world of benefits, social care and healthcare. Increasingly, however, many people are having to navigate all these areas at once, […]
Schroders has hired former Tilney chief executive Peter Hall as global head of wealth management, subject to regulatory approval. Hall will replace Andrew Ross who is stepping down to move to take on the role of Schroders wealth management vice chairman. Hall’s position will be effective from 2 January 2019 and he reports to group […]
Standard Life Aberdeen shareholders have approved the sale of the company’s UK and European insurance arm to Phoenix at it general meeting today. Shareholders also approved a plan to return £1bn to shareholders through a “B share scheme” and £750m through a share buyback programme. Standard Life announced in February it was selling its insurance arm […]