The Alternative Investment Management Association has called for greater clarity from the Treasury on its proposed overhaul of the offshore fund regime. It says proposed changes do not adequately simplify the current regime and could further burden the investment management industry.
The initial cause of the credit crunch was the collapse of the US sub-prime market and its knock-on effect has brought an end to cheap and available credit in the UK and raised the spectre of recession.
Effective communication of your pension scheme is a large part of getting auto-enrolment right. Delivering the same message to all employees is not necessarily the way to go. To assist you with the communication of your pension scheme, we have provided some key areas to think about, such as:
What to consider when segmenting your workforce
How to communicate to pension scheme members at the right time in their member lifecycle
What topics you should be discussing with your pension members
The new pension freedoms and the importance of communicating them
Last month, the BBC’s Money Box covered the story of a protection customer who had seen her quoted life and critical illness premium rise by around a third after she disclosed a historic mental health issue. The woman was taking cover as a parent of young children and had originally chosen an insurer after getting […]
The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment has set up a helpline for participants in its financial planning mentoring scheme. The helpline, which is being supported by Schroders, will be open to mentors and mentees on the programme, which started on the first of January this year, looking for support in achieving professional financial planning […]
Collapsed wealth manager Greyfriars Asset Management sold its Sipp and SSAS administration business to Hartley Pensions for £820,000 an update on Companies House shows. Money Marketing previously discovered Hartley took on 1600 Sipps, 160 SSAS and almost £500m assets under management onto its books for an undisclosed sum, with fresh documents now revealing the value […]