The Second Annual Henry Stewart Conference into Pensions Compliance is to take place on July 5.The conference will hear from a variety of speakers ranging from Occupation Pensions Regulatory Authority's chief executive Caroline Instance to Prudential Corporate Pensions' director of risk and compliance Joan Wood.Among the subjects to be discussed at the one day event […]
The National Hairdressers' Federation has joined with Legal & General and Advizas to launch a pre-Stakeholder pension scheme.The affinity group pension will be available to the federations 5,000 plus members from September 1.The scheme which will be set up as a group personal pension, was negotiated by Advizas on the NHF's behalf.L&G are providing the […]
The UK's largest network DBS has announced it is in talks with a potential buyer.The share price at 12pm today had jumped 45p to 184.5 from 139.5.A stockmarket statement released earlier today says: "The board of DBS has noted the recent rise in its share price and announces that it is holding discussions which may […]
Charities have the chance to benefit from Isa sales through a collaboration between Ecclesiastical Insurance and Newcastle Building Society.'Monty the Duck' the National Meninigitis official mascot has already benefited from a £200 donation. It is one of seven charities which are set to benefit from the scheme.The scheme was devised when Ecclesiastical teamed up with […]
With auto-enrolment (AE) well under way for the UK’s largest businesses, over the next three years an additional 800,000 smaller employers (with less than 60 employees) will start their journey to comply with the legislation. AE mandates all eligible employees and their respective employers to make regular pension contributions into a qualifying pension scheme. To learn more about the legislation read our brief Jelf AEase — simple steps to AE compliance guide.
Protection Review chief executive Kevin Carr looks at recent market events Moving forward on mental health Some say perception is reality and, in a world driven by social media and sensitivity, the way people see things is their truth, regardless of whether their conclusions are accurate or feasible. This is not a bad way to […]
The FCA is proposing new measures to force financial services firms to disclosure how they disclose climate change risk as it zones on in the investments pension funds make. The regulator has released a discussion paper today looking atthe effects that climate change and switching to a low carbon economy will have on the UK’s […]
The shackles of the industry are finally being broken but there is still much work to be done The financial planning profession has incredible potential that sadly has still not yet been achieved. But things are changing and the tide is slowly turning. The only way to bring about the fulfilment of our profession’s true […]