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Johnson Fleming set to hold auto-enrolment support webinar

Two years since the process of auto-enrolment began, the looming re-enrolment deadline provides the perfect opportunity to assess whether the support you have in place, which may well have been hastily selected at the start, is fit for purpose. Johnson Fleming is holding a webinar on 10 September at 11:00 to discover the key issues and concerns you should consider when thinking about your current support options.

The company will answer some of the most burning questions clients entering the secondary market have asked our experts, including:

  • What you need to consider when transferring your data
  • The necessary data requirements to ensure a seamless transition
  • Validating your data and making it fit
  • How to maintain an audit history
  • Communicating change throughout the business
  • The impact any transition may have on your current processes
  • How to integrate new ways of working

In the meantime, you can download Johnson Fleming’s free guide, Change your auto-enrolment support.



Ascentric appoints Axa Wealth’s Sarah Lyons as head of marketing

Wrap platform Ascentric has hired Sarah Lyons as head of marketing. Lyons joins from Axa Wealth, where she was senior marketing manager for the Elevate platform. Ascentric sales and marketing director Mike Morrow says Lyons’ understanding of communications and promotion will be “critical” as the firm prepares to overhaul its back-office systems next year. Lyons […]


UK recovery set to slow in second half of 2014

The Confederation of British Industry expects UK economic growth to slow in the final six months of 2014 but maintains its 3 per cent forecast for the year. The economy grew by 0.8 per cent in the first two quarters of 2014 but the business trade body predicts this will drop back to 0.7 per […]


TPAS wants minimum qualifications for Budget guidance

The Pensions Advisory Service says those giving pensions guidance should have to meet minimum qualifications standards. The FCA’s consultation on guidance says the independent organisations delivering the service “must ensure that all those who deliver the guidance over the phone and face-to-face are competent and have sufficient knowledge and expertise to deliver it”. Speaking at […]

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Out of context: ‘Advisers want core funds, but they also want a bit of sex and violence’

“Advisers want core funds but they also want a bit of sex and violence.” Seven Investment Management head of corporate development Justin Urquhart Stewart gives a sinister verdict on fund selection.  “There are no zombies at the Department for Work and Pensions.” Pensions minister Steve Webb responds to talk that the Government has run out […]


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